Dog Days

Dog Days

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2001 122 min Drama Age rating: 16
Language: German
STL: German for the hearing impaired, English

"Blistering heat lies over the suburbs. It's high summer, and while some lie motionless in the sun, a nimble camera follows the others into their dwellings in the no-man's land between arterial roads and shopping malls: DOG DAYS, the first feature film by Austrian documentary director Ulrich Seidl, follows a good dozen people over a weekend as they roast and sweat, have sex and get bored, get into heated arguments, engage in violent confrontations or quietly fight against external circumstances and inner dependencies. A raw portrait - magnificently performed by an ensemble of amateurs and professionals - that gets under the skin and yet always finds moments of happiness in the greatest desolation." ISABELLA REICHER

"For me, every film means entering a world, experiencing something in this world, searching for something and finding it." ULRICH SEIDL


Erich Finsches, Georg Friedrich, Maria Hofstätter, Viktor Hennemann, Christine Jirku, Claudia Martini, Franziska Weisz, Alfred Mrva, Viktor Rathbone and more

Ulrich Seidl

Ulrich Seidl, Veronika Franz

Wolfgang Thaler

Helmut Grasser, Philippe Bober

Andrea Wagner, Christoph Schertenleib

SOUND: Ekkehart Baumung COSTUME DESIGN: Sabine Volz DESIGN: Andreas Donhauser, Renate Martin

Allegro Film und Coproduction Office
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DVD Edition # 6