Michael

A film by Markus Schleinzer
A 2011, 96 Min.
Dolby Digital, 35mm
Fertiggestellt

Synopsis

MICHAEL describes the last five months of 10-year-old Wolfgang and 35-year-old Michael's involuntary life together.

 

Credits

Director and Screenplay:
Markus Schleinzer
 
Cast:
Michael Fuith
Christine Kain
Ursula Strauss
Viktor Tremmel
Gisela Salcher
 
Casting:
Carmen Loley
 
Artistic Consultant and Co-director:
Katrin Resetarits
 
Photography:
Gerald Kerkletz
 
Sound:
Klaus Kellermann
 
Set Design:
Katrin Huber
Gerhard Dohr
 
Costume Design:
Hanya Barakat
 
Make-up Artist:
Wiltrud Derschmidt
 
Editor:
Wolfgang Widerhofer
 
Sound Design:
Veronika Hlawatsch
Bernhard Maisch
 
Assistant director:
Hanuš Polak jr.
 
Location Manager:
Peter Muhr
 
Production Manager:
Louis Oellerer
 
Executive producer:
Michael Kitzberger
  
Producers:

Michael Kitzberger

Markus Glaser

Wolfgang Widerhofer

Nikolaus Geyrhalter

 
Production:
NGF - Nikolaus Geyrhalter Filmproduktion GmbH
 
with support of:
Österreichisches Filminstitut
Filmstandort Austria
ORF Film/Fernsehabkommen
Filmfonds Wien
Cine Tirol

 

 

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Awards

Nomination, Festival de Cannes - Official Selection - Wettbewerb (2011)
Max Ophüls Prize + Best Actor, Max Ophüls Prize Filmfestival (2012)
Best Actor, Best Editing, Best Camera, Best Set Design, Best Screenplay, Diagonale, Festival of Austrian Film, Graz (2012)
Wiener Filmpreis, Viennale (2011)
Dublin Film Critics Circle Best Actor Award, Jameson Dublin International Film Festival (2012)
Nomination, European Film Award: European Discovery - Prix Fipresci (2011)
Best Sound (Veronika Hlawatsch, Klaus Kellermann, Bernhard Maisch), Österreichischer Filmpreis (2012)
Golden Pram Award for the Best Feature Film, Zagreb Film Festival (2011)
Nomination, Austrian Film Award: Best Feature Film, Best Director, Best Script, Best Photography, Best Soundddesign (2012)
Silver Gateway Special Jury Award + Mumbai Young Critics Silver Gateway Award , Mumbai Film Festival (2011)
FEDEORA Award - Filmmakers of Tomorrow , Haifa International Film Festival (2011)
CineVision Award: Honourable Mention, Filmfest München (2011)
Special Mention + Trenčianske Teplice's Mayor Award, Art Film Fest Bratislava (2011)
Grand Prix Special, Jameson CineFest - Miskolc International Film Festival (2011)
Archie Award for Best First-time Director, Philadelphia Film Festival (2011)

Festivals

Festival de Cannes - Official Selection - Wettbewerb, 2011
Toronto International Film Festival, 2011
Melbourne International Film Festival, 2011
Filmfest München, 2011
Moscow International Film Festival, 2011
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, 2011
Haifa International Film Festival, 2011
Jameson CineFest - Miskolc International Film Festival, 2011
Sarajevo International Film Festival, 2011
Gijón International Film Festival, 2011
Durban International Film Festival, 2011
New Horizons International Film Festival, Wroclaw, 2011
New Zealand Film Festival, 2011
Cinematek Bruxelles, 2011
Art Film Fest Bratislava, 2011
Max Ophüls Prize Filmfestival, 2012


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