Archive of films In the Beginning Was the Eye / Im Anfang war der Blick

Austria / Luxembourg
2003, 45 min

Section: Forum of Independents - Competition
Year: 2003

A portrait of Austria as if created by Jan Švankmajer and David Lynch, and inspired by The Cabinet of Dr Caligari.  


Synopsis

Imagine a portrait of Austria created by Jan Švankmajer and David Lynch, inspired by The Cabinet of Dr Caligari: this will give you an idea of Bady Minck’s experimental film In v cthe Beginning Was the Eye. Austria seen through the images depicted on old postcards of the landscapes around Erzberg and Salzburg becomes something akin to both dream and nightmare.

About the director

Bady Minck was born in Luxembourg and studied sculpture and experimental film in Vienna. Her work crosses the border between various artistic disciplines and is presented in movie theatres, at film festivals, in museums, galleries, public spaces and on the Web. Her production company also produces films by other directors, such as Virgil Widrich’s short Fast Film (2003), also being screened at the festival. 

Contacts

AMOUR FOU Vienna GmbH
Lindengasse 32, A-1070, Vienna
Austria
Tel: +43 1 994 991 10
Fax: +43 1 994 991 120
E-mail: [email protected]
www: amourfoufilm.com/

sixpackfilm
Neubaugasse 45/13, 1070, Vienna
Austria
Tel: +43 152 609 900
E-mail: [email protected], [email protected]
www: www.sixpackfilm.com

About the film

Color, 35 mm

Section: Forum of Independents - Competition
   
Director: Bady Minck
Screenplay: Bady Minck
Dir. of Photography: Jerzy Palacz, Martin Putz, Martin Gschlach
Music: Bernhard Fleischmann, Dr Nachtstrom, Sainkho, Namtchylak, Attwenger
Editor: Frédéric Fichefet, Anne Schroeder
Producer: Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu
Production: Minotaurus Film, Amour Fou Filmproduktion Gmbh
Cast: Bodo Hell
Contact: AMOUR FOU Vienna GmbH, sixpackfilm

Guests

Bady Minck

Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu

Producer


Gabriele Kranzelbinder

Production Company

Anne Laurent - Delage

Film Institution Rep.


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