World soundtrack awards
Archived: Macondo (2013)

director: Sudabeh Mortezai

With: Ramasan Minkailov, Aslan Elbiev, Kheda Gazieva, Rosa Minkailova, Iman Nasuhanowa, a.o.

duration: 93 minutes

Gala Premières and special events

Acclaimed documentary director Sudabeh Mortezai launches her fictional debute with this drama about refugees in Vienna. The story follows the life of an 11-year old Chechen child called Ramasan, who lives with his mother, after the death of his father in combat. When an ex-soldier who served alongside his dad shows up in his life, Ramasan can't help but wonder about the father he barely knew.


director: Sudabeh Mortezai
producer: Oliver Neumann
screenplay: Sudabeh Mortezai
Editor: Oliver Neumann
Cinematography: Klemens Hufnagl
sound: Atanas Tcholakov, David Almeida-Ribero

production company: FreibeuterFilm

More info

dialogue: German, Chechen, Arabic
subtitles: Dutch/Fr subt.
Country: Austria
year: 2013

Official site


SUDABEH MORTEZAI: Children of the Prophet (2006), Im Bazar der Geschlechter (2010), Macondo (2014)

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format: DCP
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