Festival of Austrian Film
April 4–9, 2024, Graz

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Feature Film, AT 2015, Farbe, 94 min.
Diagonale 2016

Director, Script: Elisabeth Scharang
Cast: Johannes Krisch, Corinna Harfouch, Birgit Minichmayr, Paulus Manker
Camera: Jörg Widmer
Editor: Alarich Lenz
Location Sound: William Edouard Franck
Music: Naked Lunch
Sounddesign: Veronika Hlawatsch
Production Design: Isidor Wimmer
Costumes: Alexandra Trummer
Additional Credits: Casting: Lisa Oláh, Maske: Monika Fischer-Vorauer, Produktionsleitung: Karin Schmatz
Producers: Dieter Pochlatko
Production: epo-film


A girl dies on a winter night, brutally battered and frozen. Jack Unterweger is convicted of her murder. When he is let out of prison fifteen years later, the “prison poet” advances to become a heartthrob and fixed star in Viennese society. Can a person fundamentally change? Or does a murderer always remain a murderer? Production notes

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