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The great journey

Cinema Documentary, 78 mins, 2012
Director: Helmut Manninger

A women’s monastery in Eichgraben is sold by the order because it is not economically viable. One consequence is that a number of nuns over 90 years old, who have spent their entire lives here, have to move.

The story of an uprooting.

A co-production of Metafilm and Gloriafilm, in association with ORF-Film-Fernsehabkommen

Supported by Filmfonds Wien, Land Niederösterreich

Cinema release funded by Österreichischem Filminstitut, Filmfonds Wien, Land Niederösterreich and Burgenland Kultur

Release Date, Austria: 18.10.2013

Festivals

Diagonale 2013
5 Seen-Festival, Germany, 2013

Credits

Writer & Director
Helmut Manninger

Camera
Robert Neumüller

Editor
Birgit Foerster

Sound Recordist
Hans Schranz

Sound Engineer
Christofer Frank

Colour Grading
Kurt Hennrich

Trailer Editor
Robert Zapletal

Sound Studio
Soundtrack Vienna
Markus Pöchinger

Producer
Michael Cencig

Thanks to
die Ordensleitung der Franziskanerinnen Missionarinnen Mariens und die Schwestern des Annunziataklosters in Eichgraben: Sr. Maria Alruna, Sr. Ernestine Durnhofer, Sr. Henriette Egger, Sr. Annemarie Etlinger, Sr. Martha Fischler, Sr. Michaela Gehart, Sr. Magdalena Gosar, Sr. Katharina Himmelfreundpointner, Sr. Theresia Hirtenlehner, Sr. Maria Höfler, Sr. Hermine Hülmbauer, Sr. Marianne Jungwirth, Sr. Danuta Nakonieczna, Sr. Krystyna Olszewska, Sr. Gertrud Palocsay, Sr. Aloisia Past, Sr. Hedemarie Riedl, Sr. Hermine Schlögl , Sr. Theresia Schwentner, Sr. Maria Sebesta, Sr. Bogomila Starega, Sr. Maria Stoll, Sr. Maria Strahlhofer, Sr. Michaela Streit

and

Karin Cencig, Libertad Hackl, Hildegard Hefel, Michael Hudecek, Gerhard Klein, Berit Manninger, Juan Carlos Recalde, Claudio Saavedra Tapia, Anton Situm, Carina Spernbour, Chor Eichgraben Vokal, Jenny Wätzig

 

Category

CINEMA DOCUMENTARY