Great Austrian Movies

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1.
On Evil Grounds (2007)
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Romeo and Juliet - a couple that has a very odd perception of their relationship. They decide to buy a loft situated in a run-down factory... (82 mins.)
Director: Peter Koller
 
2.
Exit... But No Panic (1980)
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(105 mins.)
Director: Franz Novotny
 
4.
The Seventh Continent (1989)
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A European family who plan on escaping to Australia, seem caught up in their daily routine, only troubled by minor incidents. However, behind their apparent calm and repetitive existence, they are actually planning something sinister. (104 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
 
5.
Benny's Video (1992)
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A 14-year-old video enthusiast is so caught up in film fantasy that he can no longer relate to the real world, to such an extent that he commits murder and records an on-camera confession for his parents. (105 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
 
6.
Funny Games (1997)
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Two psychotic young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one another for their own amusement. (108 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
 
7.
The Piano Teacher (2001)
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A young man romantically pursues his masochistic piano teacher. (131 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
 
8.
Time of the Wolf (2003)
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When Anna and her family arrive at their holiday home, they find it occupied by strangers. This confrontation is just the beginning of a painful learning process. (114 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
 
9.
Caché (2005)
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A married couple is terrorized by a series of surveillance videotapes left on their front porch. (117 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
 
10.
Funny Games (2007)
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Two psychopathic young men take a family hostage in their cabin. (111 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
 
11.
The White Ribbon (2009)
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Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. Who is responsible? (144 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
 
12.
The Prom (1982)
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This is a film about the 'students ball' in Horn, the little Austrian town Seidl grew up. The movie portraits the young débutantes as well as the local notables, all of them eagerly involved in maintaining the stiff and stifling ritual. (50 mins.)
Director: Ulrich Seidl
Stars: Hans Rasch
 
13.
Models (1999)
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Four models share their life experience. (118 mins.)
Director: Ulrich Seidl
 
14.
Dog Days (2001)
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In a suburb of Vienna during some hot summer days: A teacher who is in bondage to a sleazy pimp, a very importunate hitchhiker... (121 mins.)
Director: Ulrich Seidl
 
15.
Jesus, You Know (2003 Documentary)
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Six Catholics share their thoughts and problems with Jesus in different churches. The camera accompanies them. (87 mins.)
Director: Ulrich Seidl
 
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Animal Love (1996 Documentary)
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In conurbations where hundreds of thousands live alongside one another, in the era of a highly technological society... (120 mins.)
Director: Ulrich Seidl
 
18.
Die Ameisenstraße (1995)
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In the middle of Vienna stands an old tenement building, and time has left its mark both on the house and its inhabitants... (87 mins.)
 
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Movies in the Mind (1996 Documentary)
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(87 mins.)
 
20.
Slugs (2004)
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(86 mins.)
 
21.
Workingman's Death (2005 Documentary)
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A documentary on the extremes to which workers will go to earn a living. (122 mins.)
 
22.
Slumming (2006)
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Two yuppies play mean tricks on one another until one joke has fatal consequences. (100 mins.)
 
23.
Contact High (2009)
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An episodic comedy that follows the lives of four men living in Vienna. (98 mins.)
 
24.
Whores' Glory (2011 Documentary)
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An examination of the lives, needs, troubles and hopes of prostitutes in Thailand, Bangladesh and Mexico. (110 mins.)
Stars: Emma, Ning, Toh, Wat
 
25.
Ich gelobe (1994)
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In a small army base at the Eastern border of Austria a young recruit is trained to be a soldier to protect his country in case of war... (115 mins.)
 
26.
Come Sweet Death (2000)
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Ex-detective Brenner wants to keep himself out of trouble but several murder cases and his ex-girlfriend Klara finally get him involved... (107 mins.)
 
27.
Hainburg - Je t'aime, gendarme (2001)
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Student girl, demonstrating against the destruction of a river-forrest, falls in love with a policeman and, by chance, meets him again 17 years later. (94 mins.)
 
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Silentium (2004)
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A man who accused a catholic bishop of abusing him when he was a child dies in the Austrian city Salzburg. Everyone except his widow and the eccentrical detective Simon Brenner keeps silent and believes that the man killed himself. (116 mins.)
 
30.
The Bone Man (2009)
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Private Investigator Brenner is handling a case at the grill-station "Löschenkohl". There he finds - besides some chicken - also other meat...that doesn't belong in a good meal. (117 mins.)
 
31.
My Best Enemy (2011)
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A dark WWII comedy about two friends, stolen artwork and an unfortunate case of mistaken identities, as a Jewish man switches places with his Nazi best friend in order to survive (109 mins.)
 
32.
The Inheritors (1998)
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Austria, a little farming valley. Beginning of the century. When one of the farmers is found murdered one day... (95 mins.)
 
33.
Anatomy (2000)
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Medical student Paula Henning wins a place at an exclusive Heidelberg medical school. When the body... (103 mins.)
 
34.
The Counterfeiters (2007)
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The story of the Operation Bernhard, the largest counterfeiting operation in history, carried out by Germany during WWII. (98 mins.)
 
35.
The Way to Live (2011)
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The story of Charlie, a young guy who hasn't learned to live as an adult yet. (100 mins.)
Director: David Schalko
 
36.
Aufschneider (2010 TV Series)
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About a pathologist with a complicated life. His problems with himself, his colleagues and patients who come down to him, dead or alive. (90 mins.)
 
37.
Mother's Day (1993)
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A satirical take on the life of a family in a public housing complex in Vienna as they prepare for Mother's Day. (95 mins.)
 
38.
Freispiel (1995)
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About a music teacher of 36 at a high school in Vienna yearning to become a rock musician. His life consists of defiant students, cynical colleagues, and a broken marriage. like he would be a rock musician. (94 mins.)
 
39.
Hinterholz 8 (1998)
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(105 mins.)
 
40.
Wanted (1999)
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Der Unfallchirurg Thomas Reiter zieht sich freiwillig in eine geschlossene Anstalt zurück, weil er sich dem Alltag nicht mehr stellen will... (90 mins.)
 
41.
India (1993)
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Heinzi Boesel and Kurt Fellner are two Austrian health inspectors forced to work together, traveling through Austria... (90 mins.)
Director: Paul Harather
 
42.
Hold-Up (2000)
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Looking around for a suitable place to hold up, Andreas stumbles into a tailor's shop. What was supposed... (84 mins.)
Director: Florian Flicker
 
43.
Suzie Washington (1998)
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Nana is from Georgia, en route to America. During a stopover in Vienna her forged visa comes to light. Before she can be deported, she decides to go on the run. An odyssey through Austria is set in motion. (87 mins.)
Director: Florian Flicker
 
44.
Black Widow (2001)
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Driven to despair by her slob of a husband Trixi solves the problem with an unprescribed mix of his medication... (93 mins.)
Director: Paul Harather
 
45.
Adam & Eva (2003)
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Adam, a firefighter, rescues Eva out of a burning house. 4 years later: they're married and the everyday life aparts them... (99 mins.)
Director: Paul Harather
 
46.
Krabat (2008)
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A boy learns the black arts from an evil sorcerer. (120 mins.)
 
47.
Arabesken um Frosch (2001)
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(78 mins.)
Director: Paul Harather
 
48.
Poppitz (2002)
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(99 mins.)
 
49.
MA 2412 (1998 TV Series)
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(20 mins.)
 
50.
The Quality of Mercy (1994)
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It is the beginning of 1945 during WW2 in former Austria. 500 Russian prisoners of war who have refused... (105 mins.)
Director: Andreas Gruber
 
51.
The Dark Valley (2014)
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Through a hidden path a lone rider reaches a little town high up in the Alpes. Nobody knows where the stranger comes from, nor what he wants there. But everyone knows that they don't want him to stay. (115 mins.)
 
52.
Das radikal Böse (2013 Documentary)
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Radical evil is a documentary asking why ordinary people become mass murderers.its particular focus... (96 mins.)