BIFF 2021: 20.-28. oktober
Cinema Extraordinaire

Cracks in Concrete

ORIGINAL TITLE:
Risse im Beton
Østerrike/ 2014/ 1 t. 40 min.
LANGUAGE:
Tysk/Tyrkisk
UNDERTEKSTER:
Engelsk
CAST:
Murathan Muslu, Alechan Tagaev, Ivan Kriznjak, Shamil Ilishanov, Daniel Mijatovic, Martina Spitzer, Margarethe Tiesel
DIRECTOR:
Umut Dag
WRITER:
Petra Ladinigg, Umut Dag
CINEMATOGRAPHER:
Georg Geutebrück
PRODUCER:
Veit Heiduschka, Michael Katz
Glass ceiling made of concrete

When Ertan is released on parole after serving a ten-year sentence for manslaughter and possession of drugs, he is determined to make a new life for himself. Seeking out his estranged son Mikhail in order to make amends, he quickly learns that his criminal past casts long shadows into the present day. Featuring gripping lead performances and a gritty visual style, CRACKS IN CONCRETE is a hard-hitting dose of Austrian reality.

 

Meet the director Umut Dag at the screenings September 27. and September 28.

 

Umut Dag

Umut Dag (Austria, 1982) Filmography: KUMA (2012), PAPA (2011), TODESNACHRICHTEN (2008)

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