Another Coin for the Merry-Go-Round is a visual and auditory experience that enthralls us from the very first minutes. A thrilling, painful and also powerfully poetic film. A ride on a merry-go-round that we wish would never end. At the Diagonale 2021.
There really is a lot to be enjoyed in dealing with all the numerous ideas that the life of this brilliant artist has to offer us. All depends on knowing how to handle them well, in order to make a never predictable or didactic work that is able to portray one of Austria’s most important artistic personalities as passionately and faithfully as possible. And Dieter Berner has perfectly succeeded in this never easy and by no means banal task with his Egon Schiele: Death and the Maiden.
The Ground Beneath My Feet is a simple, weak, poorly calibrated family story that merely superficially investigates a relationship that is much more multifaceted and complex than it may initially seem to be.