Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director

Brothers, Let Us Be Merry

Austria, 2006 (MIFF 2006, Experimental Shorts)

Director: Ulrich Seidl

"Brothers, let us be merry, bravely defy your troubles." So advises the slave's song in Mozart's Zaide while two men sit and stare, grimly determined to fulfil cinema's scopophilic potential.


D/P/S Ulrich Seidl WS Sixpackfilm L no dialogue TD 35mm/B&W/2006/1min

See also...

JESUS, YOU KNOW

Austria, 2004
Jesus, You Know (Jesus, du Weisst)Austria Austrian filmmaker Ulrich Seidl shocked Festival audiences in 2002 with the disturbing Dog Days. Seidl returns this year with the more austere, but nonethele… More »

IMPORT EXPORT

Austria, 2007
“A masterfully composed drama that explores themes of morality and mortality in a manner that's squalid, surprising and often transcendent.” - Eye Weekly ... Olga is a young nurse and mother livi… More »

ANIMAL LOVE

Austria, 1995
... ... Lonely lives consumed by an almost unnatural passion for pets! Child substitute, surrogate lover, plaything, pawn in relationship power struggles, the whole notion of innocent puppy love gets… More »

DOG DAYS

Austria, 2001
On a sweltering hot summer day, the 'dog days' settle on an affluent Vienna suburb. Behind the sterile exteriors, outer garments and inhibitions are cast off as six characters lose their cool. Former… More »

PARADISE: LOVE

Austria/France/Germany, 2012
“Paradise: Love flits nimbly between humour and sadness, and treats potentially ponderous themes such as sex, race and the rancid legacy of colonialism with a welcome light touch.” - The Telegraph More »

© Melbourne International Film Festival 2013.

Site by MeccaMedialight. Powered by Textstem CMS.