FICTION

Dead Flowers

Peter Ily Huemer
Dead Flowers ia a utopian, bizarre thriller, set in the industrial landscapes of suburban Vienna. Alex is a young man working as a pest controller, a lanky suburban trendy living in small house on the edge of town with his eccentric grandmother Emilie. One night he meets Alice, daughter of a diplomat. He falls in love with her, but is soon forced to recognize that this woman who has rescued him from his dull existence is no normal acquaintance at all. When Alice is pursued and eventually kidnapped, Alex sets off to look for her - a journey which takes him to the afterlife.
Technical Data
Running time: 95
Format: 35 mm
Screen ratio: 1:1.85
Language spoken: German
Production year: 1992
Credits
Director(s):
Writer(s): Peter Ily Huemer
Cinematographer(s): Walter Kindler
Key cast: Kate Valk, Thierry van Werveke, Tana Schanzara, Dominique Horwitz, Mara Mattuschka, Therese Affolter
Producers: Veit Heiduschka