Die Weltmaschine is a true hymn to life, freedom and art in all its forms. Erni Mangold proved to be the perfect protagonist, one could even say that the leading role was written with her in mind. One of the first films in which Christoph Waltz took part.
Absent from the 76th Venice Film Festival, Ulrich Seidl couldn’t present Wicked Games, his newest work. Yet, the controversial Austrian director is now at home at the Lido. Suffice it to say that his international notoriety was officially achieved in 2001, when he presented in competition Dog Days, which won the Grand Jury Prize.