Festival of Austrian Film
March 19–24, 2019, Graz

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Saturday, 17.03.
15:00, Schubertkino 1

Die Untoten von Neuberg

Documentary Film, AT 2018, 57 min
Program: Steirischer Herbst x Diagonale: Die Kinder der Toten

Elfriede Jelinek’s monumental Gothic novel “Die Kinder der Toten” as a base for a film adaptation on 666 reels of Super8 shot in upper Styria, where the Nobel Prize winner spent her childhood, in the vicinity of Neuberg an der Mürz: After two years of preparation and 28 days of shooting in the context of the “steirischer herbst” 2017, the Diagonale is offering the first glimpses of what is actually an impossible project. 

Director: Ulrich A. Reiterer
Camera: Ulrich A. Reiterer Stephan Bergmann Fabian Czernovsky Nora Jacobs Julian Stampfer
Editor: Ulrich A. Reiterer
Additional Credits: Interviews: Claus Philipp Stephan Bergmann Super8-Kamera: Kelly Copper Pavol Liska