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  • BROTHERS OF THE NIGHT

    AUSTRIA 88 MIN

    RUSSIAN PREMIERE

    • ABOUT

      In an underworld, against the backdrop of the Danube and Vienna’s skyline, live the underdogs of respectable society. Sporting their leather jackets like suits of armour, these Bulgarian Roma pose, play and seduce Marlon Brando style. They moved to Vienna in search of an adventure, freedom and a quick buck, but poverty has drawn them to sell their bodies instead. Sucked into an inescapable nocturnal life, they spend their nights servicing their customers, often lonely men living in public housing. They call it ‘doing business’ to make a clear distinction between work and pleasure. Their curse is their good looks, but as the twilight hours draw near, their second life begins in their strive to support their families and children back home. However, there is a ray of comfort in their feeling of togetherness, where they can be young, reckless and free for the very first time.

    • DERECTOR

      PATRIC CHIHA

       

      Born in Vienna in 1975, Patric studied fashion design in Paris, then film editing at INSAS film school in Brussels. He lives and works in Paris. Since 2001 he produces short films which have received many awards. His first feature film Domaine starring Beatrice Dalle premiered at the Biennale di Venezia. His comedy Boys Like Us had its cinema release in 2014.

    • OTHER FESTIVALS

      • Berlinale — Panorama, Germany 2016 
      • IndieLisboa Film Festival, Potrugal 2016 
      • Diagonale Film Festival in Graz, Austria 2016 
      • Jihlava IFF, Czech Republic 2016 
      • Best Cinematography Award — RIDM, Canada 2016 
      • Best Documentary Award — Bergen IFF, Norway 2016 
      • GNCR Award — FID Marseille, France 2016 
      • Special Jury Award — Curitiba IFF, Brazil 2016 
      • Special Mention — Lebanese Film Festival in Beirut, Lebanon 2016 
      • Camira Award — Entrevues Belfort IFF, France 2016 
      • Award for the best director — FICUNAM IFF, Mexico 2016 
      • 3 Sat-Best Documentary Award — Duisburger Filmwoche, Germany 2016 
      • Transilvania IFF, Romania 2016 
      • Cambridge IFF, UK 2016 
      • Valletta IFF, Malta 2016 
      • Llamale H in Montevideo, Uruguay 2016 
      • Bogota IFF, Colombia 2016 and others
    • SECTION

      Main Competition 2017