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Omsch

AT 2013, 82 min, Edgar Honetschläger

‘If you drink this juice, you'll make it to a hundred’ says the young man to his old neighbor, who replies: ‘I got to a hundred without this juice, didn’t I?’ Humor and wit form the basis of a friendship that bridges a huge age difference and allows the centenarian to resume: ‘For me the best part of life is being old’.

A travelling artist, painter and filmmaker has a centenarian neighbour. The relationship between this man in his forties and the solitary old lady with a wicked sense of humour gradually becomes a kind of elective kinship. Their discussions, interrupted and picked up again over the years, form the fabric of this personal, tender and surprising film. A calm observation on the inescapable power of the passage of time.

festivals

Visions du Réel, Nyon 2013, FRA | Dok Leipzig 2013, DE | 10e Les Hivernales du documentaire 2013/14

awards

Prix Buyens-Chagoll (Visions du Réel, Nyon 2013), FRA

pictures

NEWS

ÖSTERR. FILMPREISE 2021

 

The Trouble With Being Born

- Bester Film
- Beste Regie
- Bestes Maskenbild
- Bester Ton/Sounddesign

Die Dohnal

- Bester Dokumentarfilm
- Bester Schnitt

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FESTIVALS

A BLACK JESUS

won the Audience Award
at the Spektrum Festival!

will be screened at

PriMed FF, FR 2021
6th-11th December

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