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Hoanzl (Firm)

Overview
Works: 309 works in 326 publications in 2 languages and 1,499 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Interviews  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Silent films  History  Educational films  Ethnographic films 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Hoanzl (Firm)
Nordrand( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five young migrants from the former Yugoslavia, Romania, and Poland seek comfort in one another as they try to build new lives in Vienna
Megacities( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film in twelve chapters which tells the tales of people from Bombay, Mexico City, Moscow and New York, who are all struggling for daily survival, with ingenuity, intelligence and dignity. Focuses on the lives of Shankar, the Bioscope Man; Modesto, the chicken feet vendor; Baba Khan, the paint recycler; Nestor, the trash scavenger; street kids Oleg, Borya, Kolya and Misha; Cassandra, the performer; Larissa, the crane driver and Toni, the hustler
Vienna's lost daughters( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in German and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vienna's lost Daughters is a film about eight women who were forced to flee Vienna in 1938-39 because of their Jewish origins. At present they live in, or near New York. They survived Hitler. What was it like for them? What memories do they still struggle with? How do they live, think, feel? This is a portrait of eight former residents of Vienna who found a new home in the USA
Die Stadt ohne Juden : Österreichischer Stummfilm aus dem Jahre 1924( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the mythical Republic of Utopia, there is unrest. Unemployment is rampant, and inflation is out of control, thanks to greedy speculators. The ruling council has decided that the expulsion of the Jews is the answer. This satire (produced during a time of growing Anti-Semitism in Austria) proposes what would happen if the Jews were deported
Jenseits des Krieges = East of War by Ruth Beckermann( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using the exhibition "Vernichtungskrieg" (War of Extermination) as a background, Ruth Beckermann and cameraman Peter Roehsler have filmed former soldiers talking about their experiences, beyond the bounds of "normal" warface
Hotel : von Jessica Hausner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman discovers that an old hotel hides some unexpected secrets in this psychological thriller. Irene (Franziska Weisz) is hired as a desk clerk at a luxury hotel in Austria following the disappearance of Eva Stein, who had previously held the position. Having moved to the city to take the job, Irene takes a room in the hotel for the meantime, and is eager to learn more about her new home and business, though her boss Kros (Peter Strauss) seems curiously guarded about what goes on at the hotel. Though Irene makes friends with some of the staff members, she still spends a great deal of her time trying to uncover the mysteries of the building, and when she discovers a pair of Eva Stein's glasses, she begins to wonder if the girl ever went missing at all or if she might still be on the premises somewhere
Kurzer Prozess( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Herr Inspektor" Pokorny, a leading homicide detective in Vienna, has been transferred to the provinces in a disciplinary action. Bored and drinking heavily, Pokorny's interest is piqued by an adolescent suicide, which is connected with a robbery and to murder. The movie is a classic German crime film, which is more a social study of how people react to crime than a "who dunnit."
Ausländer Raus! : Schlingensiefs Container( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An insightful, funny chronicle and reflection of one of the biggest public pranks and acts of art terrorism ever committed steming from German director Christoph Schlingensief's reaction to the success of Austria's extreme right-wing Freedom Party (FPO) in the 2000 election. Realising public xenophobia and the new hate politics, he installed a public concentration camp right in the middle of Vienna's tourist area with surveillance cameras streaming the asylum seekers' lives onto the internet, with the least popular deported each night of the week
Hinterholz 8( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of a smarmy banker, the family Krcal purchase an old, run-down farm house which they intend to renovate. Problems develop and the family keeps falling more and more into debt
Wienfilm 1896-1976 by Ernst Schmidt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Different contributions of Viennese artists, archive material, and parts of the filmmaker's own movies serve as the raw material for a film anthology featuring Vienna from the invention of film to 1976
Notturno( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 2 versions of the film directed by Fritz Lehner of the last days of the composer Franz Schubert. Udo Samel plays Franz Schubert in these film biographies that present a grim look at the darker side of the legendary composer. Schubert is released from a hospital-asylum after being treated for a sexually transmitted disease. After visiting his strict father, he goes to live with his wealthy friend Schober. Franz is followed by Kajetan, the crippled beggar he befriended during his hospital stay
Silentium( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man who accused a Catholic bishop of abusing him when he was a child dies in the Austrian city Salzburg. Everyone except his widow and the eccentrical detective Simon Brenner keeps silent and believes that the man killed himself
1. April 2000( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic satirical science-fiction film as well as a document of a rather short period of Austrian history, namely the ten years from 1945 to 1955 when the four occupying powers were in the country. The film takes a look into the future year 2000 where some things changed radically but most things are just the same as they were. The Big Four are still in the country and the new president suddenly claims that Austria is independent. The occupying powers immediately call the "World Protection Commission" that should decide whether Austria is endangering the world peace or not. If so, they will destroy the country or at least evacuate the population into sparsely populated regions of the world
'38( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows two lovers--one Jewish, one Aryan--in pre-war Vienna who are blind to the inhumanity which surrounds them
Die Praxis der Liebe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Judith, a journalist, whose investigation of murder implicates her two male lovers (an arms dealer and a psychiatrist). Through these relationships Judith discovers that in a world of male power struggles, love is complicit, marginal or impossible
Café elektric : (Die Liebesbörse)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dance-hall girl, the daughter of a respected businessman, steals a ring from him to give to her pickpocket boyfriend. Filmed on location in Vienna
Klavierspielerin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Erika, a middle-aged classical piano instructor who is trapped between her rigid passion for music and her suffocating home life. She escapes her life with nightly voyeuristic wanderings and self-inflicted masochistic experiments
Komm, süsser Tod( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thrown off the police force, former detective Brenner works as an ambulance driver in Vienna. He and the other drivers try to outwit another ambulance service to get more business. When a favorite nurse is brutally murdered, Brenner and others set out to track down the killer
Mann im Schatten( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Viennese factory owner is found murdered in her bathtub, and both her lover and a mysterious businessman are under suspicion
 
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French (1)