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 / Speaker
Karl FischerFranz Murer [L]
Karl MarkovicsSimon Wiesenthal [L]
Alexander E. FennonVerteidiger Böck [L]
Roland Jaeger
Staatsanwalt Schuhmann [L]
Melita JurisicRosa Segev [L]
Ursula OfnerElisabeth Murer [L]
Gerhard LiebmannJulius 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]
Ariel-Nil Levy
Jakob Kagan [SR]
Erni MangoldOma Kloiber [SR]
Johanna Orsini-RosenbergSchwester Murer [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 Schneider [1]A Cam | Alexa Mini | Luxembourg & Wien
2nd assistant cameraTatjana Hafenbraedl
data wrangler / digital loaderSimon Seeliger
video playback operatorRaoul Schoisengeier
casting directorEva Roth
extras/bit player castingRaoul BruckAustria
costume designerAlfred Mayerhofer
assistant costume designerMargit Salzinger
wardrobeHeidemarie Fink
additional wardrobeJoy Philipps
directorChristian Frosch
1st assistant directorKatharina Biró
script supervisorDoris Schneidtinger
editorKarin Hammer
gafferMartin Bourgund
makeup artist / hair stylistEmilie Franco
makeup artist / hair stylistNina Sabary
makeup artist / hair stylistJulie Asselborn
makeup artist / hair stylistChristian Alfred Kahrer
makeup artist / hair stylistSylvio Hofmann
makeup artist / hair stylistDaniela Langauer
makeup artist / hair stylistBéatrice StephanyExtras Luxembourg
makeup artist / hair stylistHannelore MayerExtras Vienna
additional make up artistClaudine Moureaud-Demoulling
additional make up artistKarin Reidinger
additional make up artistAngelique Jurisch
additional make up artistCéline Mougel
additional make up artistMagda Schneider
additional make up artistAntje Huchel
additional make up artistIsabella Gonzalez
additional make up artistDoris Jacqueline Schöfmann Schneider
additional make up artistEva Zavodsky
additional make up artistJasmine Schmit
key makeup artistFredo Roeser
composerAnselme Pau
producerPaul Thiltges
producerViktoria Salcher
producerAdrien Chef
producerMathias Forberg
production designerKatharina Wöppermann
assistant production designerChristine Dosch
assistant production designerMarlen von Heydenaber- SZB: Katharina Wöppermann
construction managerBoris Bartholomaeus
location scoutPhilipp ReimerLuxembourg
set builderHarald Lechner
unit production managerBrigitte Hirschunit production manager
assistant production managerRaoul BruckAustria
set manager / 3rd ADMoshe Kvitelashvili
screenwriterChristian Frosch
production sound mixerGregor Kienel
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 Liebmann2019Österreichischer Filmpreis [at]Beste männliche NebenrolleNominated
Alfred Mayerhofer2019Österreichischer Filmpreis [at]Bestes KostümbildNominated

Cinema

TypeCountryDateComment
Theatre releaseGermanyThursday, 22.11.2018
Theatre releaseAustriaFriday, 16.03.2018