Tod eines Lesenden 1984

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A man reads a book. Ordinary enough, except that he is sentenced to death and scheduled to be shot in ten minutes. Obviously, he will not get to the end of the story. Based on an unfinished short story by Arthur Schnitzler.


Written and directed by: Michael Glawogger
Cinematography: Michael Kreihsl, Joachim Berc
Sound: Christof Schertenleib, Rainer Riese, Igor Orovac
Line Producer: Eva Mayer
Produced by: Vienna University of Music and Performing Arts
Music: Armin Pokorn
Cast: Reinhard Hauser, Marian David, Emanuel Schmid, Erwin Leder, Hans Escher, Klaus Ortner, Götz Spielmann, and twenty inmates
Format: color, 16mm, magnetic sound, mono
Running Time: 15 min


Best Film at the 1st International Short Film Festival Berlin 1984