Movies

2007

Autistic Disco

A die film gmbh motion picture co-production with autistic disco Gbr.

A local hunter takes seven teenage dropouts to an isolated mountain farm in the German alps where they are met by a social worker and her assistant. It is their job to help them fit back into society. But the wild environment makes them even more estranged and agitated. They take advantage of the weaknesses of the social workers and the program turns into an open fight for regognition, identity and love...

Reviews:

That a small experiment alone, directed by Hans Steinbichler can turn into such an impressive film shows what a great talent is at work here. It's going to be interesting to see what Steinbichler will show in the years to come. PROGRAMMKINO.DE
autistic Disco is great cinema... SÜDDEUTSCHE ZEITUNG
Hans Steinbichler and once again his splendid camerawoman Bella Halben (...), how powerful hopelessness and depression can be played out FRANKFURTER ALLGEMEINE ZEITUNG

Awards:

  • 39TH INTERNATIONAL FILM FEST OF INDIA
  • 31ST GÖTEBORG FILM FESTIVAL
  • FILMFEST BIBERACH
  • FÜNF SEEN FILM FESTIVAL
  • 5. FREIBURGER FILMFEST
  • HACHENBURGER FILM FESTIVAL
  • 2. INTERNATIONALES FILMFEST PASSAU
  • FILMFEST MÜNCHEN: nominated "FÖRDERPREIS DEUTSCHER FILM 2007" for Samia Muriel Chancrin, Nina Mohr, Ulrich Rechenbach, Melanie Rohde
  • INTERN. FILMFEST OLDENBURG: Nominated for BEST INDEPENDENT FEATURE 2007

Movie details:

  • Year: 2007
  • Length: 82 minutes
  • Actors: Benjamin Bieber, Nina Mohr, Anne Grabowski, Samia Muriel Chancrin
  • Director: Hans Steinbichler
  • Writer: Melanie Rohde
  • Camera: Bella Halben

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