Diagonale
Festival of Austrian Film
March 21–26, 2023, Graz

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Documentary Film, AT 2011, Farbe, 80 min., OmeU
Diagonale 2011

Director: Sabine Derflinger
Script: Michael Seeber
Cast: mit Christian Freiberger Safi Hamida Peter Schmied Andreas Schuster u.a.
Camera: Astrid Heubrandtner, Helmut Wimmer
Editor: Dieter Pichler
Location Sound: Gailute Miksyte, Linda Björk Steinthórsdóttir
Producers: Johannes Rosenberger
Production: Navigator Film

 

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