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

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Die Untoten von Neuberg
Documentary Film, AT 2018, Farbe, 57 min.
Diagonale 2018

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


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.

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