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The Best of All Worlds
The true story of a drug addicted mother, the adventurous world of her child and their love for each other. In his debut film director Adrian Goiginger tells of his own childhood and thus creates an homage to his mother, a strong woman despite all bad circumstances.
|Cinematography:||Yoshi Heimrath, Paul Sprinz|
|Key cast:||Verena Altenberger, Jeremy Miliker, Lukas Miko, Michael Pink|
|Producers:||Wolfgang Ritzberger, Nils Dünker|
February 11, 2017Berlin (Perspektive Deutsches Kino)
|Awards (selection):||Compass-Perspektive-Award (Berlin), Best Actress Award to Verena Altenberger + Best Production Design + Audience Prize (Graz/Diagonale), NDR Directing Award + Audience Award (Schwerin/filmkunstfest), Best Actress Award to Verena Altenberger (Moscow), First Steps Award, Best Film of the Alice nella città competition (Rome), German Directing Award "Metropolis" for Best Debut + Best Actress Verena Altenberger, Prize for Innovative Production Services (Graz/Diagonale)|
with new films from Austria
Discover Josef Hader’s directorial debut WILD MOUSE at the Golden Bear competition, long-awaited UNTITLED by Monika Willi and Michael Glawogger unveiled at Panorama Dokumente and Adrian Goigingers first feature film THE BEST OF ALL WORLDS as well as Max Ophüls Prize winner SEVENTEEN by Monja Art at Perspektive.
67th Berlinale: Compass Perspektive Award to Adrian Goiginger
Awarded for the first time and endowed with € 5,000, the Compass Perspektive Award goes to first time director Adrian Goiginger and his sensitive homage to his mother and her battle between maternal love and her drug addiction THE BEST OF ALL WORLDS.
«I wanted a reversal of perspective.»
In THE BEST OF ALL WORLDS Adrian Goiginger depicts with striking honesty his childhood years in the disturbing world of a junkie apartment and his mother, who managed to create space for him to have a good childhood despite the chaos of her own addiction.
Awards at Moscow and Valencia
Verena Altenberger wins the Silver George for Best Actress at the Moscow Film Festival for her performance in Adrian Goiginger’s THE BEST OF ALL WORLDS. The Valencia Cinema Jove festival honors Monja Art’s directorial debut SEVENTEEN with the Premio CIMA for best movie directed by a woman.
THE BEST OF ALL WORLDS wins First Steps Award
Adrian Goiginger's directorial debut THE BEST OF ALL WORLDS garners one of the most prestigious distictions for young German speaking cinema. The First Steps Award is endowed with € 25,000. "One of the most moving pictures of the year", stated the jury.
Rome, Munich ... THE BEST OF ALL WORLDS keeps winning
The federal association of German film directors awards Adrian Goiginger’s directorial debut with the Metropolis-Preis for best first feature, Verena Altenberger took the distiction in the Best actress category. THE BEST OF ALL WORLDS was also selected Best Film in the Alice nella città-sidebar of the Rome FEsta del cinema.