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Over The Years
Over The Years is an observation of what happens to a few manual laborers from a former textile company who became unemployed, over a period of more than ten years. A film about the use of time, about work and life and a memorial to industrial sectors in the process of dying out in Europe.
|Writer(s):||Nikolaus Geyrhalter, Wolfgang Widerhofer|
«Work is for life. That becomes particularly apparent in this film.»
Nikolaus Geyrhalter (director) and Wolfgang Widerhofer (editor) on their decade-long observation about meaning and loss of work in a rural area in northern Austria. World premiere is scheduled by the Berlinale Forum.
Focus on Nikolaus Geyrhalter at the Milano Film Festival
Labeling Nikolaus Geyrhalter’s work as „one of the best gazes in contemporary cinema“ , the Milano festival pays a tribute to the Austrian documentary filmer, including a masterclass and the screenings of The Year After Dayton (1997), Pripyat (1999), Our Daily Bread (2005) as well as the Italien premiere of Geyrhalter’s highly acclaimed Over the Years, released at the Berlinale 2015.
Cinéma du Réel 2016: THE DREAMED ONES in competition
Ruth Beckermann’s THE DREAMED ONES recently awarded Best Austrian fiction film, is part of the international competition at Cinéma du Réel; the festival also dedicates a focus to Nikolaus Geyrhalter including HOMO SAPIENS along with Over the Years and former CDR-award-winners The Year after Dayton and Pripyat.