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Nikolaus Geyrhalter

Matter Out of Place

Official Selection 100' - 2022 - Documentary - Dialogue: no dialogue, English
Director: Nikolaus Geyrhalter
In his documentary Matter Out of Place, Nikolaus Geyrhalter charts the destruction caused by trash around the world.

Waste on the shores, waste on the mountains. On ocean floors and deep down in the earth. Matter Out of Place is a film about rubbish, which has spread across the world, to the most remote corners of the planet.

Nikolaus Geyrhalter follows the traces of our rubbish across the planet and sheds light on the endless struggle of people to gain control over the vast quantities of waste.

"Matter Out of Place is a transfixing as well as a disturbing documentary on our trash problem. We are living in the dawn of Anthropocene and Nikolaus Geyrhalter’s wide-ranging views of the garbage-filled landscape add to the many resounding alarm bells for humanity." - High on Films

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Credits

Director

Nikolaus Geyrhalter

Scenario

Nikolaus Geyrhalter

Director of Photography

Nikolaus Geyrhalter

Editor

Samira Ghahremani, Michael Palm

Producer

Nikolaus Geyrhalter, Markus Glaser, Michael Kitzberger, Wolfgang Widerhofer

Production studios

Nikolaus Geyrhalter Filmproduktion

More information

Dialogue

no dialogue, English

Countries of production

Austria

Year

2022

Filmography

Nikolaus Geyrhalter
Eisenerz (1992), Angeschwemmt (1994), The Year After Dayton (1997), Pripyat (1999), Elsewhere (2001), Our Daily Bread (2005), 7915 Km (2008), Allentsteig (2011), Abendland (2011), Over the Years (2015), Homo Sapiens (2016), The Border Fence (2018), Earth (2019), Matter Out of Place (2022)

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