27 Storeys (2023)

SYNOPSIS: 27 Stockwerke, 10.000 Menschen: Der weltberühmte Wohnpark Alterlaa in Wien gilt als ikonisches Monument sozialer Utopie. Vom größten sozialen Wohnpark Österreichs und seinem einstigen Glücksversprechen an seine Bewohner:innen handelt der humorvolle Debüt-Dokumentarfilm 27 STOREYS von Bianca Gleissinger. Die Regisseurin kehrt an den Ort ihrer Kindheit zurück und begegnet dort seinen verschrobenen wie liebenswürdigen Bewohner:innen […]

Zauberberg (2019)

SYNOPSIS: Im Dokumentarfilm Zauberberg geht Jens Meurer der Frage nach, wie man ein jahrhundertealtes, authentisches, ursprüngliches Berghotel in die Zukunft bringt, ohne all das zu zerstören, was seine Einmaligkeit ausmacht. Ein ungeschönter Blick auf eine Familie zwischen Tradition und Moderne. Gleichzeitig ein interessanter Blick auf unsere Urlaubskultur im Wandel der Jahrzehnte. Regisseur Jens Meurer hatte […]

The Lesson (2023)

SYNOPSIS: Liam (Daryl McCormack), an aspiring and ambitious young writer, eagerly accepts a tutoring position at the family estate of his idol, renowned author J.M. Sinclair (Academy Award nominee Richard E. Grant). But soon, Liam realizes that he is ensnared in a web of family secrets, resentment, and retribution. Sinclair, his wife Hélène (Academy Award […]

An Impossible Project (2020)

AN IMPOSSIBLE PROJECT is a warm, engaging and witty celebration of an anti-trend: the comeback of ‚analog‘ in our increasingly digital lives. The documentary follows its anti-hero’s intrepid endeavour to save the world’s last Polaroid factory. AN INSTNAT FILM PRODUCTION A Coproduction with MISCHIEF FILMS / ARRI MEDIA / HEAD GEAR FILMS and METROL TECHNOLOGY […]

Seaside Special (2023)

A Funny Film about Brexit? SEASIDE SPECIAL is an affectionate, up-close look at Britain’s last original end-of-the-pier variety show, and how its local heroes are preparing for the 2019 summer season. A tribute to handmade entertainment, with quintessentially English humour. No effects, no celebrities, no digital tricks, but very British, authentic, funny, rousing. In the […]

Toronto 2016

Toronto 2016 Poster - The Exception

SYNOPSIS: Holland, 1940. The Nazis are rampaging through Europe. The British have retreated from Dunkirk. The last German Kaiser, now an old man, is in exile in a big old house in the Dutch countryside. He has been here for 25 years, chopping logs and reading PG Wodehouse. A young German officer is sent to […]

Toronto 2015

Toronto 2015 Hector and the Search for Happiness Poster

SYNOPSIS: Hector is an eccentric yet irresistible psychiatrist in crisis: his patients are just not getting any happier. He’s going nowhere. Then one day, armed with buckets of courage and an almost child-like curiosity, Hector breaks out of his sheltered vacuum of a life into a global quest to find out what makes people happy. […]

2 Oscar nominations 2010

2 Oscar nominations 2010 The Last Station Poster

SYNOPSIS: Writer-director Michael Hoffman (SOAPDISH, RESTORATION) adapts Jay Arini’s novel into a thrilling comic-dramatic account of Leo Tolstoy’s final months. This Tolstoy, played with quiet authority by Christopher Plummer, has renounced writing fiction, built a school to educate peasants, and leads a movement whose guiding principles are abolishing private property, pacifism, and sexual chastity. His […]

2 Golden Globe noms 2014

2 Golden Globe noms 2014 Rush Poster

SYNOPSIS: When sex was safe and driving was dangerous. A glamourous,entertaining and insightful look at the rivalry that led to one of Formula 1’s most dramatic moments, the 1976 Grand Prix racing season. The story pits sexy British playboy driver James Hunt against Niki Lauda, a fascinating Austrian perfectionist whose dedication threatened to isolate him […]

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