Uncle Vanya

2017/Color/134 mins/Germany, Austria, Poland




Category International Competition: Innovation in Moving Images
Director Anna Martinetz
Producer Inna Mikkat, Ben Brummer
Screenplay Anna Martinetz
Cinematography NA
Editor Anna Martinetz
Music Michael Kranz
Set Anna Sophie Howoldt
Costume NA
Cast Julia Dietze (Elena, Manuel Rubey (Astrow), Martin Butzke (Onkel Wanja),Korinna Krauss (Sonja)
Production Company Noma Filmproduktion UG (haftungsbeschrankt)
World Sales NA
Festival/Awards NA

A revolution breaks out, caused by a financial crisis, business intrigues and corresponding natural disasters. Alexander flees from the uprising in the capital to Uncle Vanya's farm on the countryside. There, Alexander and his beautiful wife Elena cause further chaos with Alexander's business ideas. Will Vanya and Sonja manage to protect their farm from the outrage of capitalism?

Director:
Anna Martinetz
Anna Martinetz, born in Vienna, Austria, studied Archaeology and Anthropology at Cambridge University and documentary and film directi0n at the University of Television and Film in Munich. She wrote her PhD in Trauma and Film. 'Fraulein Else' is based on the novel by Arthur Schnitzler, premiered at the A-Film festival in Montreal, was reviewed by variety, and at the Berlinale 2015 it won the Award for Best Feature Film Debut of the German Film Critics Association after being released in cinemas in Germany and Austria.