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The Best of All Worlds (2017)

Die beste aller welten (original title)
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Seven year old Adrian is growing up in the underground drug scene of the Austrian city Salzburg, famous for culture and classical music.

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Adrian Goiginger
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Credited cast:
Patricia Aulitzky ... Police officer
Verena Altenberger ... Helga
Lukas Miko Lukas Miko ... Guenter
Michael Pink ... Michael Mazidis
Michael Fuith ... Herr Huetter
Jeremy Miliker Jeremy Miliker ... Adrian
Roman Blumenschein Roman Blumenschein ... Alois
Emily Schmeller ... Michaela (scenes deleted)
Reinhold G. Moritz Reinhold G. Moritz ... Berni Windbichler
Fritz Egger Fritz Egger ... Medical Officer
Barbara Macheiner Barbara Macheiner
Gerhard Greiner Gerhard Greiner ... Detective
Gabriel Marian Skowerski ... Ronan
Dagmar Kutzenberger Dagmar Kutzenberger ... Principal
Lisa Marie Stoiber ... Jule
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Based on true events. Seven year old Adrian is growing up in the underground drug scene of the Austrian city Salzburg, famous for culture and classical music. His mother Helga is torn between her drug addiction and her love and dedication for her son. Despite this environment Adrian has a happy and normal childhood, the best of all worlds. Their relationship is tested to the limit when the authorities and child welfare services find out about Helga's addiction. Written by Anonymous

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In the film's ending it says that Adrian's stepfather continued his relationship with his mother but In reality, Adrian's stepfather went to jail. See more »

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Performed by Michael Pink
Written by Lüder Lindau, Michael Pink
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Not Your Sound of Music Salzburg
17 May 2018 | by anderson471780See all my reviews

I saw this film at the 2018 Nashville Film Festival. This was an incredible true story of the love between a mother and her son as she struggles with the pain of drug addiction. I have been to Salzburg a couple of times, it was strange to see this city from the inside of the drug culture rather than the perspective of a tourist. This is not the Sound of Music Salzburg. Warning this movie is not for the faint of heart, soul-crushing drug addiction is on full display.

You will cringe at the situations this mother puts her 7 year old son in, but through it all the enduring love of a mother and son carry this film with great effect.


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Country:

Austria | Germany

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German

Release Date:

8 September 2017 (Austria) See more »

Also Known As:

Die beste aller Welten See more »

Filming Locations:

Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria See more »

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EUR1,700,000 (estimated)
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