Two North American premieres at the 38th Montréal World Film Festival (August 21 to September 1): Houchang Allahyaris THE LAST DANCE, winner of the Diagonale award for Best Austrian Feature Film 2014, has been selected for the WORLD COMPETITION,
Johanna Moders feature debut HIGH PERFORMANCE will be one of the contenders at the FIRST FILMS WORLD COMPETITION.
38th Montréal World Film Festival
THE LAST DANCE
directed by Houchang Allahyari (Houchang Allahyari Filmproduktion)
One morning police storms into the house, where Karl lives with his mother to arrest the young man. Whatever the charge is,
it seems to be something nobody has the slightest understanding for. Months before: Karl is working in a hospital. He is fascinated
by a strong willed old lady, A friendship develops with this patient becoming more and more romantic. One night the two of
them get closer, closer than allowed.
with: Daniel Sträßer, Erni Mangold, Marion Mitterhammer
First Films World Competition
directed by Johanna Moder (FreibeuterFilm (A))
The story of two grown up brothers who still know how to hurt each other. All of a sudden each of them has the opportunity
to help the other. What starts as a harmless quid-pro-quo situation with a prospect of getting closer to each other soon becomes
a struggle for values and love, the familys cohesion and a business existence are threatened.
with: Marcel Mohab, Manuel Rubey, Katharina Pizzera