Geboren in Absurdistan

Born in Absurdistan

Houchang Allahyari
In a Viennese hospital the newborn of an Austrian couple and a Turkish family of immigrant workers are mixed up and go home with the wrong parents. By the time the mistake comes to light, it emerges that the Turkish family - including baby - has been deported. The Austrians go to their village to get their child back.
Technical Data
Running time: 114
Format: 35mm
Screen ratio: 1:1.85
Sound: Mohsan Nasiri, Music: Herbert Tucmandl
Language spoken: German
Subtitles: English
Production year: 1999
Director(s): Houchang Allahyari
Writer(s): Tom-Dariusch Allahyari, Agnes Pluch, Houchang Allahyari
Cinematography: Helmut Pirnat
Editing: Charlotte Müllner
Key cast: Julia Stemberger, Meltem Cumbul, Karl Markovics, Ahmet Ugurlu, Josef Hader
Producer: Dieter Pochlatko
Production company
epo-film Produktionsges.m.b.H
Edelsinnstraße 58
1120 Vienna
tel:+43 1 812 37 18