Carmen is a bizarre yet tender and sincere love story that few would actually understand. Cinema and meta-cinema meet in this short and precious documentary by Anja Salomonowitz, and together they create a beautiful as well as melancholic contemporary tale. At the Viennale 2022, section Österreich real.
A cynical and disillusioned perspective focuses mainly on the numerous paradoxes that come to life when different realities are shown to us one after the other. We laugh a lot, we laugh almost from beginning to end, while watching War in Vienna. Yet, on closer inspection, what we are shown is quite disturbing. At the Viennale 2022, section Österreich real.
Neue Fenster is a kind of “return to the origins”, when we still had to become familiar with this new, bizarre invention that was the cinematograph. Just as the light from the projector illuminates the screen, the light coming in through the new windows at vom Gröller’s house is about to offer us not one, but many new spectacles. At the Viennale 2022.
Bildwerden shows us how everything is transformed over time. Bildwerden is art, beauty, harmony. A true declaration of love to the art world, but also a celebration of the process of creation itself. A sincere and passionate homage to Isolde Maria Joham and her lively and colourful works. At the Viennale 2022.
Elfriede Jelinek – Language unleashed. Already from the subtitle of the documentary we can guess how Claudia Müller, in order to draw a faithful portrait of the author, started from the use of language that the latter made in all her works. A language free from all conventions, courageous and often surprising. Just like the directorial approach adopted by Müller in her film. At the Viennale 2022.
I just can’t go on makes extreme realism its greatest strength, while at the same time also standing out for its marked lyricism. In Austria, a new film movement, which aims first and foremost to show us reality as it is, without any filter, has officially begun. At the Viennale 2022, section Österreich real.