Allentsteig

Direction
Year
2010
Country
  • Austria
Duration
79min
Audio Tracks
Subtitles

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.

Nikolaus Geyrhalter approaches this literally occupied territory from a variety of new directions: the choreography of daily drills, the people who live on the edge of this area, and those who were resettled many years ago. Dozens of plant and animal species now live in this area, apparently without being affected by the activity and noise.

Details

  • Original title
    Allentsteig
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Nikolaus Geyrhalter
  • Dir. of Photo.
    Nikolaus Geyrhalter
  • Editing
    Andrea Wagner
  • Sound
    Andreas Hamza, Dieter Draxler, Lenka Mikulova, Atanas Tcholakov, Ekkehard Baumung
  • Duration
    79 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
    2010
  • Country
    • Austria
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production

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