Category: 1985

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BALL-HEAD

Mara Mattuschka’s Ball-Head shows us the human body that has become a kind of ‘tool’, a victim of a society in which work, technology and capitalism seem to have forever forgotten the value of human beings themselves.

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CHILDREN FILM

In Children Film, Peter Schreiner knows exactly what he wants to convey to the audience and he does it in a simple and direct way, letting the images simply speak for themselves, making us immediately feel part of that world where time seems to stand still.

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SEA JOURNEY INTO THE NIGHT

Made in 1985, Sea Journey into the Night is an extremely topical and courageous feature film that takes a close look at the role of women within the society in which we live, resulting in a deep and never banal reflection not only on patriarchy, but also – and above all – on the importance of loving oneself. At the Viennale 2023, as part of the Filmarchiv Austria’s retrospective Keine Angst.

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SUPER-8-GIRL GAMES

Lively, ironic, colourful and incredibly vibrant, Super-8-Girl Games perfectly represents all the creativity of two sharp gazes eager to find and experiment with new film languages. Although amateurish, films shot in Super-8 have always fascinated viewers and filmmakers alike. Ursula Pürrer and Hans Scheirl proved this once again.