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Ferry_Radax

Ferry Radax

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Biography

Ferry Radax (born June 20, 1932) is an Austrian film maker born in Vienna. He has been active in many genres since 1949. He studied at Vienna's Film Institute in 1953-54, followed by Cinecittà, Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, in Rome in 1955-56. He has produced films all around Europe, and also in South America, USA and New Zealand. He has made feature films, but is mostly known for short experimental films, documentaries and portrayals of poets and artists. Some of them, Konrad Bayer, Friedensreich Hundertwasser and H. C. Artmann, he became acquainted with in the early 1950s as a member of Art-Club in Vienna.


Filmography:
Sonne halt! (Sun stop!, 1960)
H.C. Artmann (1967)
Konrad Bayer, oder: die welt bin ich und das ist meine sache (Konrad Bayer, or: the world am I and that's my business, 1969)
Der Kopf des Vitus Bering (Vitus Bering's head, 1970)
Thomas Bernhard - Drei Tage (Thomas Bernhard - three days, 1970)
Schizophrene Maler (Schizofrenic painters, 1971)
Der Italiener (The Italian, 1972)
Ludwig Wittgenstein (1976)
Attentat in Bad Gastein (Attack in Bad Gastein, 1979)
Mit Erich von Däniken in Peru (With Erich von Däniken in Peru, 1982)
Capri - Musik die sich entfernt, oder: Die seltsame Reise des Cyrill K. (Capri - music fading away, or: The strange journey of Cyrill K., 1983)
Hundertwasser in Neuseeland (Hundertwasser in New Zealand, 1998)

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The Mozart Minute

The Mozart Minute (Orig.) / 2006 / Austria / 31 min

28 well-known filmmakers living and working in Austria were invited by WIENER MOZARTJAHR 2006 (VIENNA MOZART YEAR 2006), to produce associative miniatures on Mozart. The only requirement: They had to be one-minute art films...

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