Die Ausgesperrten

The Locked Out

Franz Novotny
Vienna 1959. Peter Witkowski, a high school student, is about to take his final exams and gradtuate. His family is going to the dogs. His father tortures his wife and terrorizes Peter and his twin sister Anna.Peter feels helpless and frustrated and runs amok. Based on an authentic case study which considers the existentialistic problems facing coming-of-age young people in the fifties.
Technical Data
Running time: 90
Format: 35 mm
Screen ratio: 1:1.66
Language spoken: German
Production year: 1982
Director(s): Franz Novotny
Writer(s): Elfriede Jelinek based on her novel Die Ausgesperrten
Cinematography: Karl Kases
Editing: Erika Geiger
Key cast: Paulus Manker, Rudolf Wessely, Emmy Werner, Ursula Knobloch, Alexandra Curtis
Wien Film