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Die grüne Lüge | © Werner Boote / Filmladen Filmverleih
© Werner Boote / Filmladen Filmverleih

The Green Lie

  • Green (Working title)
All titles (3)
Documentary Feature | 2015-2017 | Ecology, Nature-Environment | Austria

Shooting data

Start of shooting12/11/2015
End of shooting30/05/2016
LocationsÖsterreich, Deutschland, Brasilien, Indonesien, USA

Brief synopsis

Sustainability, transparency and fair trade are more topical than ever in the age of the "bio-boom"...This documentary film deals with sustainability aspects in the everyday life of the consumer as well as innovations and new trends with associated global challenges in this field. An exciting exploratory journey under the direction of the award-winning director Werner Boote, who takes a trip into the "green world".


ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Kathrin Hartmannas herself
Noam Chomskyas himself


Director of photographyDominik Spritzendorfer
Director of photographyMario Hötschl
DirectorWerner Boote
EditorGernot Grassl
Additional editorRoland Buzzi
ComposerMarcus Nigsch
ProducerMarkus Pauser
ProducerErich Schindlecker
Creative producerElise Lein
Line producerRobert Sattler
Production managerFlorian Brandt
Production coordinatorSandra Hirscher
ScreenwriterWerner Boote
/ Konzept
/ Konzept
ScreenwriterKathrin Hartmann [1]
/ Konzept
/ Konzept
Production sound mixerJohannes Heilig
Production sound mixerAndreas Hamza
Production sound mixerEick Hoemann
Production sound mixerAtanas Tcholakov
Subtitle editorSarah Lafon
French subtitling
French subtitling

Production companies

e&a film GmbH

Distribution / Sales companies

Filmladen Filmverleih GmbH [at]
Little Dream Pictures GmbH
Distributor Germany
Distributor Germany


Sound (Postproduction)Cosmix Studios
Tonstudio, Audiopostproduktion, Tongestaltung, Filmmischung
Tonstudio, Audiopostproduktion, Tongestaltung, Filmmischung
Subtitles / Audio descriptionAudiofilm e.U.


Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Werner Boote2019Romy [at]
Beste Kino-Doku
Beste Kino-DokuNominated


TypeCountryStationDate / TimeComment
First showingAustriaORF [at]Thursday, 19/12/2019, 8.15 PMORF 1

Cinema releases and premieres

Theatre releaseSwitzerlandThursday, 06/09/2018
Theatre releaseGermanyThursday, 22/03/2018
Theatre releaseAustriaFriday, 09/03/2018