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Nikolaus Geyrhalter

Austria

Biography

Nikolaus Geyrhalter is a director, producer and cameraman, born in Vienna in 1972. In 1994, when he was 22 years old, he founded his own production company Nikolaus Geyrhalter Filmproduktion which focusses on documentaries and auteur fiction.


Filmography:

2013, CERN
2012, Donauspital/Danube Hospital
2011, ABENDLAND
2010, ALLENTSTEIG
2008, 7915 KM
2005, OUR DAILY BREAD (UNSER TÄGLICH BROT)
2001, ELSEWHERE
1999, PRIPYAT
1997, THE YEAR AFTER DAYTON (DAS JAHR NACH DAYTON )
1994, WASHED ASHORE (ANGESCHWEMMT)

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7915 km

7915 km (Orig.) / 2008 / Austria / 106 min

A motor-sports spectacle that kicks up plenty of dust. On the trail of the 2007 Dakar Rallye ‘7915 KM’ undertakes a search, along the way encountering the variety to be found in Africa’s present in Morocco, Sahrawi Republic, Mauritania, Mali and Senegal...

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Abendland

Abendland (Orig.) / 2011 / Austria / 91 min

Some things can be seen more clearly at night...

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Allentsteig

Allentsteig (Orig.) / 2010 / Austria / 79 min

The belief that there are no more white spots on Austria’s map is not quite right: In 1938 the German army established one of Europe’s largest military training grounds in northern Lower Austria. The over 160 square kilometers it covers is still restricted.

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Our Daily Bread

Our Daily Bread (Orig.) / 2005 / Austria / 92 min

Welcome to the world of industrial food production and high-tech farming!

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