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EVERYMAN'S FEAST

by Fritz Lehner

synopsis

Loosely inspired by Hugo von Hoffmansthal's 1911 update of the medieval Everyman play, the story of Jan Jedermann (Klaus Maria Brandauer), a fiftysomething fashion designer who, although successful in his native Austria, has never made it in Paris. Detemined, he decides to have one last show... The film began shooting originally in the Autumn of 1996, but ran into financial difficulties. Shooting recommenced in 2000.

international title: Everyman's Feast
original title: Jedermanns Fest
country: Austria, Germany, France
year: 2002
genre: fiction
directed by: Fritz Lehner
film run: 173'
release date: AT 25/01/2002
screenplay: Fritz Lehner
cast: Klaus Maria Brandauer, Sylvie Testud, Redbad Klynstra, Alexandra Sommerfeld, Juliette Greco, Veronika Lucanska
producer: Veit Heiduschka
production: Wega Film, Studio Babelsberg
backing: ORF, Austrian Film Fund, Eurimages, Austrian Film Institute
distributor: Filmladen, Progress Film-Verleih
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