Original title: Angelo Director: Markus Schleinzer Cast: Makita Samba, Alba Rohrwacher, Larisa Faber, Kenny Nzogang, Lukas Miko, Gerti Drassl, Michael Rotschopf, Jean-Baptiste Tiémélé, Nancy Mensah-Offei, Olivier Baume, Martine Schambacher, Anne Klein Country: Austria, Luxembourg Year of production: 2018 Length (min): 111 Language: French, German Subtitles: English, Czech Sales: Austrian Films Section: Panorama Sponsors: Rakouské kulturní fórum v Praze
This historical drama is inspired by the life of Angelo Soliman who lived in the Viennese court in the 18th century. Angelo's journey begins in his childhood when he is selected from among other slaves to get a Christian education. Many years later, Angelo becomes a prominent member of the Viennese elite. Until the moment he marries a white woman. Directed by Markus Schleinzer, famous for his debut Michael and the casting of The White Ribbon.