- Thu, 12/05/2019 - 18:30
Austria, 2019, 115’, Color
German, Hungarian, Italian, Spanish; Turkish, English subtitled
Director: Nikolaus Geyrhalter
Screenplay: Nikolaus Geyrhalter
Cinematography: Nikolaus Geyrhalter
Editing: Niki Mossböck
Sound Design: Florian Kindlinger
Production: Nikolaus Geyrhalter Filmproduktion GmbH
Sheffield International Documentary Festival; International Award / Festival of Austrian FF; Best Sounddesign Documentary
Several billion tons of earth are moved annually by humans - with shovels, excavators or dynamite. Nikolaus Geyrhalter observes people, in mines, quarries and at large construction sites, engaged in a constant struggle to take possession of the planet.
Born in Vienna in 1972, Nikolaus Geyrhalter is a director, producer and cameraman. In 1994, when he was 22 years old, he founded his own production company Nikolaus Geyrhalter Filmproduktion which focuses on documentaries and auteur fiction.