Month: March 2019

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SPECIALS

Essays, interviews and insights into the various aspects, characters and history of Austrian cinema.

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ARCHIVE

A guide to Austrian cinema, covering more than a century of cinema decade by decade.

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SISSI – THE YOUNG EMPRESS

In Sissi – The Young Empress, the difficulty of making the film a success is immediately evident, as if Ernst Marischka, living off his previous work, was struggling to pick up the thread of a discourse that had been interrupted at a point when a sequel was not even necessary.

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NORTHERN SKIRTS

With Northern Skirts, Barbara Albert told dramatic and extraordinarily joyful stories, probably thanks to her own 29-year-old youthfulness, and managed to establish herself on the international film scene.

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SISSI

Sissi, directed by Ernst Marischka, is a romantic comedy filmed in a pleasant and elegant way, clearly intended for an international distribution, in order to give the world a lively and joyful image of Austria and of what was, in its time, the Austro-Hungarian Empire.