Die Kinder der Toten / The Children of the Dead / Deti mŕtvych

fiction / 2018 / Austria / col. / 90 min.

Horror film based on the eponymous novel by Elfriede Jelinek. – A Super-8 silent film that slowly transforms into a spooky story of a nature idyll going off the tracks and involving the resurrection of “undead” protagonists. A secretary suddenly finds herself confronted with an evil doppelganger and drives her übermother crazy. An embittered woodsman is pursued by his sons, who committed suicide years ago. The widow of an old Nazi film collector organizes in an abandoned factory an underground CINEMA 666, where the past can be mourned without inhibition.

Director: Kelly Copper, Pavol Liska
Screenplay: Kelly Copper, Pavol Liska
Photography: Kelly Copper, Pavol Liska
Editor: Kelly Copper, Pavol Liska, Michael Palm
Music: Wolfgang Mitterer
Cast: Andrea Maier, Greta Kostka, Klaus Unterrieder, Georg Beyer