Diagonale
Festival of Austrian Film
March 24–29, 2020, Graz

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Helmut Berger, Actor
Documentary Film, AT 2015, Farbe, 90 min., OmeU
Diagonale 2016

Director, Script, Camera, Editor, Location Sound, Music: Andreas Horvath
Cast: Helmut Berger, Viola Techt, Andreas Horvath u. a.
Additional Credits: Sound Consulting: Mischa Rainer, Mastering: Ulrich Grimm - AV Design
Producers: Andreas Horvath
Production: Andreas Horvath

 

Life as a stage. For Helmut Berger, acting is not a profession, but a calling: “I’m an actor.” Andreas Horvath’s intimate and disturbing portrait of the former “most beautiful man in the world” develops over the course of the film to a relentless, personal, and entertaining War of Roses between the actor and filmmaker, to a schizophrenic battle for power and recognition on the stage presented by the film itself.