• Waren einmal Revoluzzer
  • Waren einmal Revoluzzer
  • Waren einmal Revoluzzer

Waren einmal Revoluzzer / Once Were Rebels

by Johanna Moder Focus Competition

“We are taking Pavel to Austria!” Volker and Helene have known each other forever. Now in their mid-thirties, they are still good friends, even if their ideas of a fulfilled life no longer completely harmonise. As modern, liberal Viennese, they have decided to help a mutual Russian friend – Helene’s ex – escape to Austria. Having become politically involved in his homeland, he got himself into trouble. However, what the two initially see as an adventure, soon threatens the entire basis of their friendship. When Pavel – unexpectedly alongside his wife and child – gets off the train, a whirlwind journey begins that takes all those involved from their humdrum everyday existences to the very centre of the (un)truthful chaos of life. WAREN EINMAL REVOLUZZER shows what happens when people in need clash with the expectations of their helpers, and, with humour and charm, tells a story about friendship, family and all kinds of mishaps.

  • Genre: Tragicomedy
  • Country, Year: Austria, 2019
  • Runtime: 103 Min
  • Languages: German, Russian, English
  • Subtitles: English
  • Director: Johanna Moder
  • Cast: Julia Jentsch, Manuel Rubey, Aenne Schwarz, Marcel Mohab, Lena Tronina, Tambet Tuisk, Josef Hader
  • Screenplay: Johanna Moder
  • Cinematography: Robert Oberrainer
  • Editor: Karin Hammer
  • Sound: Claus Benischke-Lang, Nils Kirchhoff, Manuel Meichsner
  • Music: Clara Luzia
  • Producers: Oliver Neumann, Sabine Moser
  • Production Company: Freibeuterfilm
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