Notes From the Basement

Direction
Year 
2003
Country
  • Austria
Runtime
90min 
Audio Tracks 
Subtitles 

A radical look into the mind of the "man on the street". Peter Haindl, a hospital orderly in Vienna, shot these home movies from 1993 to 1999. They were then given to filmmaker Rainer Frimmel, who created this 90-minute compilation. An original self-portrait and a monolog delivered by an eloquent, almost elegant misanthrope, this psychological striptease is personal and political in equal degrees. Notes from the Basement: Compiled and edited by Rainer Frimmel, this film defines, so to speak, the furthest extreme which can be reached by Austrian film, where a playful look at the charm and depths of the petty bourgeois soul turns serious.

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Details

  • Original Title
    Aufzeichnungen aus dem Tiefparterre
  • Direction
  • Cast
    Peter Haindl
  • Cinematography
    Peter Haindl
  • Editing
    Rainer Frimmel
  • Runtime
    90 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
    2003
  • Country
    • Austria
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Festivals
    • Diagonale
    • Duisburger Filmwoche
    • Rotterdam International Film Festival
    • Nyon International Film Festival
    • Cork Film Festival
    • Braunschweig Filmfest

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