Night of a 1000 Hours

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    Night of a 1000 Hours

    Die Nacht der 1000 Stunden

    Directed by

    Austria

    2016

    92 min

    • German

    Thriller

    When the ambitious Philip takes over the running of the family business from his father, he finds himself confronted by the mysterious reappearance of his dead ancestors. In the course of a long night, during which there is a murder, an illicit love affair and a game with false identities, Philip uncovers a closely guarded family secret.

    Awards

    • Busan Bank Audience Award - Busan IFF

    Festivals

    Labels & Line Ups

    Credits

    Cast
    Laurence Rupp
    Amira Casar
    Udo Samel
    Elisabeth Rath
    Barbara Petritsch
    Screenplay
    Virgil Widrich
    Jean-Claude Carrière
    Cinematography
    Christian Berger
    Production
    AMOUR FOU VIENNA GMBH
    Sales
    PICTURE TREE INTERNATIONAL

    Press

    The plot is outrageously fantastical, and its form is just as dramatic.

    Tina Poglajen, Cineuropa

    Virgil Widrich

    Virgil Widrich

    Austria

    Virgil Widrich sttarted working with film at the age of 12, producing a number of Super 8 movies. In 1990, he became a director's assistant for John Bailey in Hollywood (THE SEARCH FOR INTELLIGENT LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE). From 1993 to 1995, he was the organizational head for Salzburg's Diagonale Film Festival. He has worked on a number of multimedia and CD-ROM projects. He lectures on screenwriting technique and film software and owns a multimedia production company in Vienna, Austria.