Ferry Radax (Austria)

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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