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Workingman's Death

DIR: Michael Glawogger
2005 / Austria, Germany / 122 min

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Today's manual laborers are no longer celebrated with hymns of praise. They must be content with encouraging one another that backbreaking work is better than no work at all...

In the Ukraine, a group of men spend long days crawling through cramped shafts of illegal coal mines. Sulfur gatherers in Indonesia brave the smoky heat of an active volcano and the treacherous trip back down. Blood, fire and stench are routine for workers at a crowded open-air slaughterhouse in Nigeria. Pakistani men use little more than their bare hands to dismantle an abandoned oil tanker for scrap metal. Steelworkers in China fear they could be a dying breed...

Five portraits of heavy manual labor, increasingly less visible in our technological 21st Century.

About

Director Michael Glawogger
Screenplay Michael Glawogger
Dir. of Photography Wolfgang Thaler
Editing Mona Willi
Music
Sound Paul Oberle, Ekkehart Baumung
Duration 122 min
Year 2005
Country Austria, Germany
Colour Colour, Black & White
Tags essay, observational, poetic, society, work
Production LOTUS FILM GMBH, QUINTE FILM
LOTUS FILM GMBH
Address:  Johnstraße 83
City:  1150 Vídeň
Country:  Austria
Web:  www.lotus-film.com
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QUINTE FILM
Address:  Mühleweg 9
City:  79249 Merzhausen
Country:  Germany
Web:  www.quintefilm.de/
Phone:  0049-761-702563
Fax:  0049-761-701796

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