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The Inheritors (1998)
"Die Siebtelbauern" (original title)

 -  Drama | Mystery  -  9 October 1998 (USA)
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Austria, a little farming valley. Beginning of the century. When one of the farmers is found murdered one day, his labourers know of nothing, but are relieved, as the tyranny has ended. ... See full summary »

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Lukas Lichtmeß
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Emmy
Lars Rudolph ...
Severin
Tilo Prückner ...
Großknecht
Ulrich Wildgruber ...
Danninger
Julia Gschnitzer ...
Alte Nane
Susanne Silverio ...
Lisbeth
Kirstin Schwab ...
Lissi
Werner Prinz ...
Ganders
Dietmar Nigsch ...
Sepp
Elisabeth Orth ...
Rosalind
Christoph Gusenbauer ...
Hirtenbub
Gertraud Mayböck ...
Gertrud
Norbert Perchtold ...
Danninger's Neffe
Michael Pogo Kreiner ...
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Austria, a little farming valley. Beginning of the century. When one of the farmers is found murdered one day, his labourers know of nothing, but are relieved, as the tyranny has ended. Then, something new happens for the first time in history: The farm workers inherit the whole farm together, as the farmer himself was childless. Now, conflicts come up, as nobody is the boss and nobody has to obey. Written by Julian Reischl <julianreischl@mac.com>

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The rich get richer... and sometimes the poor get richer too. See more »

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Drama | Mystery

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Rated R for violence including a rape, sexuality, and brief language | See all certifications »
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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$12,606 (USA) (9 October 1998)

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$196,452 (USA) (29 January 1999)
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Marx in upland Austria
27 June 1999 | by (nottingham) – See all my reviews

An extended demonstration that proletarian struggle is as likely in the pastures as in the steelworks. We side with the peasants as they first feel their way into owning the means of production, then fight the hovering capitalist class as they snipe from the sidelines. A bucolic fantasy overtaken by a sobering chill and a sickening end.


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