Brief synopsis

Graz 1963. Wegen Kriegsverbrechen steht der angesehene Lokalpolitiker und Großbauer Franz Murer, 1941-43 für das Ghetto von Vilnius verantwortlich, vor Gericht. Überlebende des Massenmordes reisen an um auszusagen und Gerechtigkeit zu erwirken. Die Weisung des Justizministers führt schliesslich zum Ergebnis. Einer der größten Justizskandale Österreichs – und ein erschütternd zeitloses Beispiel politischer Strategie.

Graz, Austria 1963. The well respected local politician and land owner Franz Murer is on trial. He is accused of having committed war crimes in the ghetto of Vilnius from 1941-43. Survivors of the mass murder arrive to testify and see justice done. The Ministry of Justice eventually reaches a decision. It is one of the greatest scandals of the Austrian justice system - and a timeless, shattering example of political calculation.

(Quelle: AFC – Austrian Films)

Cast

ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Karl FischerFranz Murer [L]
Karl MarkovicsSimon Wiesenthal [L]
Alexander E. Fennon
Verteidiger Böck [L]
Roland Jaeger
Staatsanwalt Schuhmann [L]
Melita JurisicRosa Segev [L]
Ursula OfnerElisabeth Murer [L]
Gerhard Liebmann
Julius Kloiber [L]
Mathias ForbergRichter Peyer [L]
Doval’e GlickmanLeon Schmigel [L]
Susi StachGeschäftsfrau Hertha [L]
Inge MauxPerl Akin [SR]
Harvey FriedmanDr. Feigenberg [SR]
Deborah GzeshFrau Feigenberg [SR]
Joseph HolzknechtMessner Karl [SR]
Edi JägerJournalist [SR]
Ariel-Nil Levy
Jakob Kagan [SR]
Erni MangoldOma Kloiber [SR]
Johanna Orsini-RosenbergSchwester Murer [SR]
Robert ReinaglMinister Broda [SR]
Klaus RottSchuldirektor Friedrich [SR]
Maciej Salamon
Ariel Koslowski [SR]
Eva van HeijningenFrau Schumann [SR]
Rainer WössKarl Nowak [SR]

Crew

ActivityNameComment
Director of photographyFrank Amann
1st assistant cameraTheo Theodorides
1st assistant cameraMichael SchneiderA Cam | Alexa Mini | Luxembourg & Wien
2nd assistant cameraTatjana Hafenbraedl
Data wrangler / digital loaderSimon Seeliger
Video assist/playback operatorRaoul Schoisengeier
Casting directorEva Roth
Extras/bit player castingRaoul BruckAustria
Costume designerAlfred Mayerhofer
Assistant costume designerMargit Salzinger
WardrobeAndrea Sommer [1]
WardrobeHeidemarie Fink
WardrobeHeidi Fink
Additional wardrobeJoy Philipps
Costume design traineeKatja Sembacher
DirectorChristian Frosch
1st AD (local system)Katharina Biró
Script supervisorDoris Schneidtinger
EditorKarin Hammer
GafferMartin Bourgund
Lighting technician / electricianLaurent Steiner
Makeup artist / hair stylistDaniela Langauer
Makeup artist / hair stylistEmilie Franco
Makeup artist / hair stylistNina Sabary
Makeup artist / hair stylistJulie Asselborn
Makeup artist / hair stylistSylvio Hofmann
Makeup artist / hair stylistChristian Alfred Kahrer
Makeup artist / hair stylistBéatrice StephanyExtras Luxembourg
Makeup artist / hair stylistHannelore MayerExtras Vienna
Additional make up artistKarin Reidinger
Additional make up artistCéline Mougel
Additional make up artistAngelique Jurisch
Additional make up artistAntje Huchel
Additional make up artistMagda Schneider
Additional make up artistIsabella Gonzalez
Additional make up artistDoris Jacqueline Schöfmann Schneider
Additional make up artistJasmine Schmit
Additional make up artistEva Zavodsky
Additional make up artistClaudine Moureaud-Demoulling
Key makeup artist/hair stylistFredo Roeser
ComposerAnselme Pau
ProducerAdrien Chef
ProducerMathias Forberg
ProducerPaul Thiltges
ProducerViktoria Salcher
Production designerKatharina Wöppermann
Assistant production designerMarlen von Heydenaber- SZB: Katharina Wöppermann
Assistant production designerChristine Dosch
Construction managerBoris Bartholomaeus
Standby propsAlessandro Palestro
Location scoutPhilipp ReimerLuxembourg
Set builderHarald Lechner
Production managerBrigitte Hirschunit production manager
Assistant production managerRaoul BruckAustria
Set manager/ floor managerMoshe Kvitelashvili
Set runnerGabriel OhresserLuxembourg
ScreenwriterChristian Frosch
Production sound mixerGregor Manhardt
Sound designerAngelo Dos Santos

Distributing companies

CompanyComment
Filmladen Filmverleih GmbH [at]

Facilities

DepartmentCompanyComment
CostumesPATIN-A SHOP GmbHKostümequipment
CostumesTheaterkunst GmbH KostümausstattungKB: A. Mayerhofer
Makeup and HairSjoerd Didden

Awards

Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Christian Frosch2018Filmfest München [de]SpotlightNominated
Christian Frosch2018Fünf Seen Fimfestival [de]Fünf Seen FilmpreisNominated
Christian Frosch2018Viennale [at]Spezialpreis der JuryWinner
Christian Frosch2018Diagonale [at]Bester SpielfilmNominated
Christian Frosch2019Romy [at]Beste Regie KinofilmNominated
Christian Frosch2019Österreichischer Filmpreis [at]Bestes DrehbuchNominated
Christian Frosch2019Österreichischer Filmpreis [at]Beste RegieNominated
Karl Fischer2019Österreichischer Filmpreis [at]Beste männliche HauptrolleNominated
Gerhard Liebmann
2019Österreichischer Filmpreis [at]Beste männliche NebenrolleNominated
Alfred Mayerhofer2019Österreichischer Filmpreis [at]Bestes KostümbildNominated

TV-broadcast

TypeCountryStationDate / TimeComment
First showingAustriaORF [at]Sunday, 06/09/2020, 10.10 PM

Cinema

TypeCountryDateComment
Theatre releaseGermanyThursday, 22/11/2018
Theatre releaseAustriaFriday, 16/03/2018