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ANTONIN SVOBODA

Pressefoto_Antonin_Svoboda_EvaKeesANTONIN SVOBODA

Director, Writer and Producer

born 1969 in Vienna, Austria
1991 – 1997 Film Academy Vienna; thesis about the actress Kathrin Cartlidge and her work with Lars von Trier and Mike Leigh
1999 co-founder of coop99 filmproduction


Writer / Director

Cry baby, cry (2018)
feature documentary, 86 min

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The Strange Case of Wilhelm Reich (2012)
feature film, 111 min
Based on the life of Wilhelm Reich
with Klaus Maria Brandauer and Birgit Minichmayr

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Who´s afraid of Wilhelm Reich (2009)
documentary, 95 min

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Forever Never Anywhere (2007)
feature film, 90min

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You Bet Your Life (2005)
feature film, 90 min
Co-production with Triluna Film (CH)

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Friendly Alien (2003)
documentary about the Kunsthaus Graz


Producer of coop99

Amour Fou (2014)
feature film, 100 min
by Jessica Hausner

coproduction with Amour Fou Luxembourg and Essential Filmproduktion

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October November (2013)
feature film, 112 min
by Götz Spielmann

coproduction with Spielmann Film

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The Strange Case of Wilhelm Reich (2012)
feature film, 111 min
by Antonin Svoboda

based on the life of Wilhelm Reich
with Klaus Maria Brandauer and Birgit Minichmayr

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The Wall (2012)

feature film based on the novel by Marlen Haushofer
by Julian Roman Pölsler

coproduction with Starhaus Filmproduktion

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The Edukators 2.0 (2010)

documentary, 86 min
by AG Doku & coop99

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Pepperminta (2009)

feature film, 80 min
by Pipilotti Rist

in competition Co-production with Hugofilm (CH ) und PRADA Fondation ( I)

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Lourdes (2009)

feature film, 90 min
by Jessica Hausner

in competition Co-production with essential film ( D ) und SPP ( F )

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Women without Men (2009)
feature film, 99 min
by Shirin Neshat

in Co-production with Essential Films (D)

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March (2008)
feature film, 84 min

by Händl Klaus
Locarno IFF 2008 – Best First Feature
Sarajevo Film Festival 2008 – Special Jury Award

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Free Rainer (2007)

feature film, 124 min
by Hans Weingartner

in Co-production with Kahuuna Films (D)
International Film Festival Toronto 2007

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I’m About Winning (2006)

documentary, 60 min
by Andrea Eckert

A Portrait about Eric Pleskow
Viennale 2006

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Falling (2006)

feature film, 90 min
by Barbara Albert

Venice International Film Festival 2006, in competition

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Sleeper (2004)

feature film, 90 min
by Benjamin Heisenberg

in co-production with juicy film (GER)

Cannes 2004, Sélection Officielle – Un Certain Regard

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Darwin’s Nightmare (2004)

documentary, 80 min
by Hubert Sauper

Biennale Venice, 2004;
Co-production with mille et une production (F), Saga
Film (B)

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The Edukators (2004)

feature film, 135min
by Hans Weingartner

Cannes 2004, Official Competition
Co-production with y-3film (GER)

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Hotel (2004)

feature film, 72 min
by Jessica Hausner
Cannes 2004, Sélection Officielle – Un Certain Regard
Co-production with Essential Films (D)

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Friendly Alien (2003)

documentary about Kunsthaus Graz, 2003
by Jessica Hausner and Antonin Svoboda

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Free Radicals (2003)

feature film, 120 min
by Barbara Albert

co-production with Zero Film (GER) and Fama Film (CH)

Locarno 2003 in competition, London, Toronto and others

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Cold Front (2003)

feature film, 87 min
by Valentin Hitz
Saarbrücken IFF and others

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Lovely Rita (2001)

feature film, 80 min
by Jessica Hausner
Co-production with Essential Films (GER)

Cannes, Sélection Officielle – Un Certain Regard (u.a.)


Shorts (Writer and Director - Selection)

Betongräser

1995, short, 23 min
price for “best film”, “best camera” and “best actor” at the Austrian students film festival

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Karl wie Karlsplatz

1996, documentary, 40 min
spezial price of the jury at the Austrian students film festival 1997

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Mah Jongg

1996, short, 35 min
(in Co-Production with ORF “Kunststücke”) with Christoph Grissemann
and Dirk Stermann

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Große Ferien

1997, short, 40 min
Prix Special LVT d`Ecole Européen ; Festival Angers 98.