Backstage Vienna State Opera immediately stands out as an honest, sincere and very moving portrait of one of the most famous realities in Austria (and beyond). An enthralling and magnetic documentary that in just over an hour and a half takes us by the hand into an almost ‘unreal’ world.
In her important Fly away Home Mirjam Unger has made everything develop on two distinct levels: on the one hand there is war, poverty, the destroyed city and the army. On the other is Christl with her curiosity about the world and her joie de vivre.
Although the women’s rights activist Johanna Dohnal is no longer with us for almost ten years, Sabine Derflinger, in her Johanna Dohnal – Visionary of Feminism, has managed to describe her perfectly, with many small pieces that, considered as a whole, form a unique, big portrait. At the Viennale 2019.