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Ulrich Seidl

Ulrich Seidl at IFFR

  • Spass ohne Grenzen

    Ironic analytic observation of people for whom an amusement park is more than real life. The absurdity of manufactured cheer.

    • main programme short
  • Der Ball

    Seidl’s second academy film is about the high school graduation party in his birthplace Horn: ritualized hypocrisy and gluttony. This work got Seidl k

    • Signals: First Things First
  • Einsvierzig

    Portrait of a man 4 foot 7 inches tall, but without the relevant sympathetic paternalism. The very first Seidl.

    • Signals: First Things First
  • Import Export

    As usual, Seidl ignores all taboos in his stagings and guards the style to the ultimate. This dark comedy is about the crossing stories of a Ukrainian

    • Kings & Aces
  • Paradies: Glaube

    For Annamaria, paradise lies in Jesus. She devotes her time to missionary work, so that Austria may be brought back to the path of virtue. One day, af

    • Spectrum
  • Kern

    ‘If I insult you, take it as proof of my love’, says Peter Kern. Two directors shoot a documentary about the controversial Austrian director-actor. Bu

    • Bright Future
  • Safari

    In an uneasy yet secure way, the Austrian stylist Seidl shows white Westerners on hunting vacations in Africa. They pose proudly with the beautiful an

    • Signatures
  • Ich seh, Ich seh

    A (head) trip with a mother and her twin sons into an abyss of humiliation and torture, where it’s never clear who’s actually (still) living and who’s

    • Signals: Really? Really.
  • Tierische Liebe

    Provocative and perverse documentary about people who clamp passionately to their pets in a frigid society.

    • main programme