Country: Germany, Austria
Director: Benjamin Heisenberg
Cast: Andreas Lust, Markus Schleinzer, Roman Kettner
Genre: biography, crime, drama
Runtime: 101 min.
+ lecture by Robert Dassanowsky on the portrayal of Vienna in cinema
A story based on Johann Rettenberger, an Austrian marathon runner and a bank robber.
After the screening, there will be a lecture by Robert Dassanowsky about the portrayal of Vienna in cinema. A leading expert on the history of Austrian and Central European cinema will look at the image of the city in films and TV series. He will show, on the example of Vienna, how a city can be not only location in film, but also a real protagonist.
The both screening and lecture are the part of the New Austrian Cinema Festival in Moscow.
Awards & Festivals:
Berlin International Film Festival – participation
Gijón International Film Festival – Best Screenplay
Zagreb Film Festival – The Golden Pram (Best Film)
Austrian Film Award – Best Director, Best Actor, Best Sound Editing
Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema – participation
Chicago International Film Festival – participation
Jeonju Film Festival – participation
German Film Award nomination – Film Award in Gold (Best Cinematography)
German Film Critics Association Award nomination – Best Actor