Austria

Synopsis

"IMPORT: Olga, a young muse in the Ukraine, dreams of a better life in the West. She emigrates to Austria and becomes a cleaning lady in a geriatric hospital, where an 82-year old patient proposes to her EXPORT: Paul, a young Austrian security guard in search of a reason to get up in the morning, leads East with his stepfather to try his luck. They end up in the Ukraine where alcohol and girls are abundant."
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Cast & Crew

Directed by: Ulrich Seidl

Written by: Veronika Franz, Ulrich Seidl

Cast: Ekateryna Rak (Olga), Paul Hofmann (Paul), Michael Thomas (stepfather), Maria Hofstätter (nurse), Georg Friedrich

Nominations and Awards

  • Feature Film Selection 2007