Angelo

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    Angelo

    Directed by

    Austria, Luxembourg

    2018

    111 min

    • French
    • German

    Drama

    In early 18th century an African slave boy is chosen by a European countess to be baptized and educated. Reaching adulthood, Angelo achieves prominence and soon becomes the Viennese court mascot until he decides to secretly marry a white woman.

    Festivals

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    Credits

    Cast
    Alba Rohrwacher
    Christian Friedel
    Michael Rotschopf
    Gerti Drassl
    Dominic Marcus Singer
    Marisa Growaldt
    Makita Samba
    Lukas Miko
    Éric Gigout
    Daniel Hoesl
    Screenplay
    Markus Schleinzer
    Alexander Brom
    Cinematography
    Gerald Kerkletz
    Editing
    Pia Dumont
    Production
    NOVOTNY & NOVOTNY FILMPRODUCTION
    Production
    AMOUR FOU LUXEMBOURG
    Sales
    PLAYTIME
    Festival Bookings
    AUSTRIAN FILMS

    Press

    [Schleinzer's] tartly brilliant second feature is awash with slow-building irony, though as with his first, there's precious little mirth in its devastating kicker.

    Guy Lodge, Variety

    Markus Schleinzer

    Markus Schleinzer

    Austria

    Born in Vienna in 1971, worked as a casting director from 1994 to 2010. During this time he participated in over 60 feature-film projects, including Jessica Hausner’s LOVELY RITA, HOTEL and LOURDES, Ulrich Seidl’s DOG DAYS, Benjamin Heisenberg’s SLEEPER and THE ROBBER, Shirin Neshat’s WOMEN WITHOUT MEN, and Michael Haneke’s THE PIANO PLAYER, TIME OF THE WOLF and THE WHITE RIBBON. MICHAEL is his first feature film that premiered in Cannes IFF Competition. His second feature film ANGELO premiered in TIFF.

    Selected Filmography