Sunday, August 24, 2014

RIP Florian Flicker

Filmmaker Florian Flicker deceased
 
Der Standard
August 24, 2014
 
The award-winning Salzburg filmmaker died shortly after his 49th birthday in Vienna to severe disease
 
Vienna -. Austrian writer and director Florian Flicker is dead Prism Film Production Company announced, Flicker died on Saturday afternoon, just two days after his 49th birthday, in Vienna after a short bout with a severe cancer.
 
Born in Salzburg Flicker known for his award-winning feature film "The Raid" (2000) with Roland Daeringer, Josef Hader and Joachim Bißmeier. Last time was his "Devil Woman" –an adaption of a "frontier" for the cinema, which was awarded three times by the Austrian Film Prize 2013, including that which won for best screenplay.
 
Flicker’s beginnings were in experimental film and expanded cinema, with "Half the World" in 1993 he put out his first feature film. In 1998, he released his road movie "Suzie Washington" which was awarded the Best Austrian film. In 2000 he followed with "The Raid" his best-known film.
 
Flicker was successful not only in feature films, but also made himself a name as a documentarian. In 2006 his listed at the Hof Film Festival, as well as diagonal-opening documentary about the Lower Austrian town of Western tourist attraction "No Name City". And flicker in 1997 had submitted a work off of fictional paths with a film about the New Folk Music Group Attwenger.
 
Also at the theater it led flicker, so he staged twice in 2008 at the Vienna Schauspielhaus ("July" and "The Strudlhofstiege, Episode 8"). He also taught in the new millennium, among others at the Vienna
Film Academy, compiled reports and written with Dolphins also a radio play for the NDR.
 
The movie was resting at this time. Only twelve years after "The Raid" put Flicker with "frontier" again in 2012 before a full-length feature film. In addition to the Austrian Film Prize this was after its local premiere at the film festival awarded Sarajevo and landed on the long list of European Film Awards later.
 
Flicker had two more movies, a comedic and political, in preparation before now overtook him cancer. On the Saturday afternoon Florian Flicker succumbed at just 49 years of his suffering.
 
FLICKER, Florian
Born: 8/21/1965, Salzburg, Germany
Died: 8/23/2014, Vienna, Austria
 
Florian Flicker’s western – director, screenwriter, actor:
No Name City -  2006

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