Heart Hunting

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    Heart Hunting

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    Directed by

    Austria

    2019

    88 min

    • German

    Drama

    Caroline Binder has a beautiful home, a healthy marriage, and a chronic heart condition. Dr. Paul Hoffmann, an expert cardiologist, says he can cure her with a new surgical procedure, and he keeps his promise. Caroline recovers and everyone’s happy - except Caroline herself. Saying goodbye to a life without excitement or responsibility proves more difficult than even she herself had imagined. So much so she that doesn’t want her new heart or her new life.

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    Cast
    Martina Gedeck
    Rainer Wöss
    Ruth Brauer-Kvam
    Anton Noori
    Screenplay
    Elisabeth Scharang
    Cinematography
    Jörg Widmer
    Editing
    Alarich Lenz
    Production
    LOTUS FILM GMBH
    Sales
    ORF-ENTERPRISE GMBH & CO KG
    Elisabeth Scharang

    Elisabeth Scharang

    Austria

    Elisabeth Scharang, the daughter of writer Michael Scharang, was born In 1969 in Bruck an der Mur. At the end of the 80s, she began working at ORF, as a journalist and presenter of the radio broadcasts ZickZack and Musicbox. She still works for FM4 and Ö1 today. Since 1997, she has been working as a freelance director, taking up the camera herself when filming her documentaries. Elisabeth Scharang mostly writes the screenplays for her features and documentaries herself.

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