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Egon Schiele: Tod und Mädchen
Egon Schiele – Death And The Maiden
At the beginning of the 20th Century Egon Schiele is one of the most provocative artists in Vienna. His life and work are driven by beautiful women and an era that is coming to an end. Two women will have a lasting impact on him – his sister and first muse Gerti, and 17 year old Wally, arguably Schiele’s one true love, immortalised in his famous painting ‘Death and the Maiden’. Schiele’s radical paintings scandalise Viennese society while daring artists like Gustav Klimt and art agents alike are sensing the exceptional. But Egon Schiele is also prepared to go beyond his own pain and to sacrifice Love and Life for his Art.
|Writer(s):||Hilde Berger, Dieter Berner|
|Key cast:||Noah Saavedra, Maresi Riegner, Valerie Pachner, Marie Jung|
|Producers:||Franz Novotny, Alexander Glehr, Bady Minck, Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu|
|Awards (selection):||Luxembourg Film Awards 2018 for Best Costume Design to Uli Simon|
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At Zurich and Busan: Dieter Berner's EGON SCHIELE – DEATH AND THE MAIDEN portrays the emerging artist as mirrored by the women who were so crucial to him during the years of his artistic breakthrough and throughout the historic convulsions of the early 20th century.