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Der Ball (1982)

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.

Director:

Ulrich Seidl

Writer:

Ulrich Seidl

Star:

Hans Rasch
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This is a film about the 'students ball' in Horn, the little Austrian town Ulrich Seidl grew up. The movie portraits the young people attending for the first time as well as the notables of the town, all of them eagerly involved in maintaining the stiff and stifling ritual. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

Austria

Language:

German

Release Date:

June 2010 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Bal See more »

Filming Locations:

Horn, Lower Austria, Austria

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Filmakademie Wien See more »
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