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Breathing (2011)
"Atmen" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  31 August 2012 (USA)
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Through his work at a morgue, an incarcerated young man trying to build a new life starts to come to terms with the crime he committed.

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Roman Kogler
Karin Lischka ...
Margit Kogler
Georg Friedrich ...
Rudolf Kienast
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Walter Fakler
Stefan Matousch ...
Gerhard Schorn
Luna Zimic Mijovic ...
Mona (as Luna Mijovic)
Georg Veitl ...
Jürgen Hefor
Klaus Rott ...
Leopold Wesnik
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Michael Duregger ...
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Elena Dörfler ...
Roberta Fakler
Magdalena Kronschläger ...
Junge Frau
Louis Markovics
Reinhold G. Moritz ...
Josef Kallinger
Martin Oberhauser ...
Gefängniswärter #3
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Through his work at a morgue, an incarcerated young man trying to build a new life starts to come to terms with the crime he committed.

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€1,000,000 (estimated)

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$949 (USA) (31 August 2012)

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$3,342 (USA) (12 October 2012)
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The film was selected as Austria's submission to the 84th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film, but it did not make the final shortlist. See more »

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A Brilliant Austrian Character Study of a Lost Young Guy ....
17 March 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is yet another brilliant Austrian film. It is the directing debut of the well-known Austrian actor Karl Markovics and it is a stunning first film. Perhaps the main reason for this is the acting of Thomas Schubert in the main role. Seldom has a young guy so quietly taken over the big screen and he lives and breathes his character so thoroughly that it's almost hard to believe you are watching a movie and not a documentary. All the supporting actors are likewise presented in a very realistic mode. It is filmed under overcast skies (yes, Vienna has many days of sunshine but not in this film.) When the film quietly ends in a pan-out of another overcast sky, you realize how touched you are by Roman (Thomas Schubert) the main character who's trying to find a path he can travel on through life. Thumbs up!!


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