A DECENT WOMAN vies for the Heart of Sarajevo

Four Austrian (co-) productions on the screens of the 22nd Sarajevo film festival: Lukas Valenta Rinner presents his second feature length work A Decent Woman in the main competition, Korida by Siniša Vidović and Down there by Đorđe Čenić are selected for documentary competition, Maren Ade’s Toni Erdmann is part of the Kinoscope 2016.

Heart of Sarajevo
Feature Competition

A DECENT WOMAN (Die Liebhaberin)
directed by Lukas Valenta Rinner
produced by Nabis Filmgroup (A)
A housemaid, working in an exclusive gated community in the outskirts of Buenos Aires, embarks on a journey of sexual and mental liberation in a nudist swinger-club boarding the high security walls.

Documentary Competition

directed by Siniša Vidović
At the arenas of the Koridas - the century-old Bosnian bullfights - we get an unusual insight into a society that is struggling with forgiving each other their difficult past, in order to have a better future.

directed by Đorđe Čenić
produced by Đorđe Čenić
The documentary filmmaker Đorđe Čenić sets out on an autobiographical journey through time, which begins in the mid-seventies in the Yugoslavian “guest worker milieu” in Linz and leads him to his original home town, which was destroyed by war, in today’s Croatia.

Kinoscope 2016

directed by Maren Ade
coproduced by coop99 filmproduktion with Komplizenfilm (D)
Without a warning a father comes to visit his daughter abroad. He believes that she lost her humor and therefore surprises her with a rampage of jokes.