Project Description

The best orchestra in the world

Austria, 2020, 14′
by Henning Backhaus


Palazzo dei Congressi, Ravenna

from 2 to 4 pm

Austria, 2020 – 14’

Director: Henning Backhaus / Screenplay: Henning Backhaus, Rafael Haider, Albert Meisl / Producer: Lukas Rosatti / Cast: Thomas Mraz, Jörn Hentschel, Peter Huemer, Dominic Oley, Richard Obermayr, Helen Hagmueller u. a. / Director of Photography: Matthias Halibrand / Music: Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf, Johann Sebastian Bach, Henning Backhaus /  Editor: Jana Libnik / Original Sound: Benedikt Palier, Valentin Königshofer, Kai Shimada, Ken Rischard, Lukas Weidmann

Ingbert, the sock, applies for a position as double bass player at the Vienna State Orchestra. Bad idea.

The director: Henning Backhaus

Henning Backhaus was born in Dresden, Germany. He moved to Vienna to study directing with Austro-French film director Michael Haneke at the Filmakademie Wien. In 2013 Backhaus shot his film debut „Local Heroes“ on 16mm and 35mm film. From 2013 to 2018 he was an assistant director at the Vienna State Opera. Most recently he worked in the sound department of Terrence Malick’s “A Hidden Life”.

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