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.
I like to be in America – director Houchang Allahyari’s debut short film – is intended to be nothing more and nothing less: a cheerful and sparkling experiment in order to take his first steps into the film world.
Who is the victim and who is the executioner, at the end of the day, in this singular version of events staged by Angela Summereder? Regardless of how things really turned out, no one is really innocent in Zechmeister. And, at the end of the day, the finger is pointed above all at a hypocritical and perbenist society, ready to accuse anyone it comes across, just to see from afar what consequences will arise from certain actions.