Feature Film

PURGATOIRE

Director:

Willi Hengstler

Screenplay:

Willi Hengstler, Bernhard Seiter

Producer:

Dieter Pochlatko

Cast:

Bobby Prem, Romeo Sitar, Jürgen Goslar, Jeanette Mühlmann

Cinematography:

Jiri Stibr
  • Drama
  • B/W 83 min.
  • Participating television broadcasters: ORF
  • Based on the novel “Fegefeuer” by Jack Unterweger

 

Jack Unterweger grows up terrorized by his alcoholic and violent grandfather. His is living an outsider’s life, overshadowed by violence and prostitution. He tries to lead a proper life but is always haunted by his past.

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Production Manager:

Werner Reitmeier

Original Music:

Karlheinz Miklin

Film Editing:

Eliska Stibrova

Sound Engineer:

Walter Fiklocki

Production Design:

Andrea Jaufer-Zahlbruckner

Costume Design:

Renee Diamant

Shooting Period:

February 1, 1988 - February 26, 1988

Completion Date:

June 16, 1988

Supported By:

Austrian Film Institute, Film Fund Vienna, State of Styria

awards

Vienna Film Award 1989
March 24, 1989