Once Were Rebels

Once Were Rebels

2DCS/ES12
Director:Johanna Moder
Cast:Julia Jentsch, Manuel Rubey, Aenne Schwarz, Marcel Mohab
Premiere:23. October 2020
Length:104 minutes
Genre:Black comedy

Director: Johanna Moder  •  Cast: Julia Jentsch, Manuel Rubey, Aenne Schwarz, Marcel Mohab, Lena Tronina, Tambet Tuisk

Once Were Rebels depicts two urban, liberal couples in their 30s who decide to help a Russian friend escape to Austria. Pavel, a dissident, is in very real difficulties. Though initially thrilled by this adventure, the Austrians soon find the very foundations of their friendships and relationships are threatened – mainly because this kind of help can be understood in different ways, but also because the man they rescue refuses to behave as the helpers feel he should.

Length: 104 min

Year: 2019
Local premiere date: 23. October 2020
World premiere date: 29. September 2019

Country of origin:

  • Austria

Director: Johanna Moder  •  Cast: Julia Jentsch, Manuel Rubey, Aenne Schwarz, Marcel Mohab, Lena Tronina, Tambet Tuisk

Once Were Rebels depicts two urban, liberal couples in their 30s who decide to help a Russian friend escape to Austria. Pavel, a dissident, is in very real difficulties. Though initially thrilled by this adventure, the Austrians soon find the very foundations of their friendships and relationships are threatened – mainly because this kind of help can be understood in different ways, but also because the man they rescue refuses to behave as the helpers feel he should.

Year: 2019
Local premiere date: 23. October 2020
World premiere date: 29. September 2019

Country of origin:

  • Austria
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