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Dog Days

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Year of participation 2008
Program Non-competition Programs

Dog Days
Producer(s) Philippe Bober, Helmut Grasser
Director(s) Ulrich Seidl
Script Ulrich Seidl, Veronika Franz
Director of Photography Wolfgang Thaler
Production designer Andreas Donhauser, Renate Martin
Sound Ekkehart Baumung, Matz Müller
Edit Christof Schertenleib, Andrea Wagner
Cast Maria Hofstätter (The hitchhiker), Alfred Mrva (Security Guard), Erich Finsches (Old Man), Gerti Lehner (Housekeeper)
 

Synopsis

In a suburb of Vienna during some hot summer days: a teacher who is in bondage to a sleazy pimp, a very importunate hitchhiker, a private detective on the run for some car vandals, a couple with a serious marriage problem and an old man, whose wife died long before on the search for some sexual entertainment live their lives while their lifelines cross from time to time.

Awards
Grand Special Jury Prize (Venice Film Festival 2001), Grand Prix Asturias, Special Jury Award (Gijón International Film Festival 2001), Special Jury Prize, FIPRESCI Prize (Bratislava International Film Festival 2001), Jury Award (Bergen International Film Festival 2002)

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