Private Project

BELLAVISTA

Sappada is a linguistic enclave of the Plodar dialect, which is spoken in the Carnian Alps in northern Italy.
The black and white film documentation centers around Giuliana who returned home to her parents' Bellavista hotel in Sappada after having stayed abroad, studied German, after two serious accidents and her brothers' suicide. Searching for creative space as redemption, she reflects upon the inner conflict in her life, feels that the dialect can be seen as a 'home'. Bellavista is far away from being an ethnographic study, as Schreiner links Giulianas perception with her extraordinary environment.

(Verena Teissl)

  • Peter Schreiner
    Director
  • Peter Schreiner
    Writer
  • Giuliana Pachner
    Writer
  • Peter Schreiner
    Cinematography
  • Peter Schreiner
    Editing
  • Peter Schreiner
    Producer
  • Gerhard Kastler
    Producer
  • Giuliana Pachner
    Key Cast
  • Bernardina Piller-Puicher
    Key Cast
  • Erminia Colle-Tiz
    Key Cast
  • Film Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Feature, Other
  • Genres:
    biography, documentary
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 57 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    August 1, 2006
  • Country of Origin:
    Austria
  • Country of Filming:
    Italy
  • Film Language:
    German, Italian
  • Shooting Format:
    DVCAM / 35mm
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Black & White
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • VIENNALE - Vienna Int. Filmfestival
    Vienna, Austria
    October 1, 2006
    World Premiere
  • DIAGONALE - Festival of Austrian Film
    Graz, Austria
    March 1, 2007
    Austrian Premiere
    Main Diagonale Award - Best Austrian Documentary 2006-07
  • Festival SARATOW-SUFFERING '07
    Saratow, Russian Federation
    September 1, 2007
    Award for best Cinematography
Distributor Information
  • echtzeitfilm - Peter Schreiner Filmproduktion
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: All Rights
  • sixpackfilm
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: Theatrical
Director Biography - Peter Schreiner

born 1957 in Vienna
studies at University of Music and Performing Arts,
Department Film and Television, Vienna

films since
1982

1982 Glaring Light (16mm, bw, 120 min., sc, dir, cam, ed)
1983 First Love (16mm, bw, 100 min., sc, dir, cam, ed)
1985 Children Film (16mm, bw, 110 min., sc, dir, cam, ed)
1986-88 On The Way (16mm, bw/col, 120 min., sc, dir, cam, ed)
1988-91 The Cimbers (16mm, bw, 116 min., sc, dir, cam, ed)
1993-95 Blue Distance (16mm, bw, 95 min., sc, dir, ed)
2004-06 Bellavista (DV-35mm, bw, 117 min., sc, dir, cam, ed)
2007-09 Totó (DV-35mm, bw, 128 min., sc, dir, cam, ed)
2010-12 Fata Morgana (HD-DCP, bw, 140 min., sc, dir, cam, ed)
2013-15 Lampedusa (HD-DCP, bw, 130 min., sc, dir, cam, ed)

Awards:
Main Diagonale Award (Best Austrian Documentary 2006/07)
Advancement Award for Cinematic Art 2009
Diagonale Award (Best Cinematography, Documentary Film 2009/10)
"Big Stamp" for the best regional film 2010, Int. Filmfestival ZagrebDOX, Croatia 2009
IFFI-Award 2016 for Best Documentary, Prize of the Town of Innsbruck, Austria 2016
Mirabile Dictu ICFF - Award, "The Silver Fish" for best director, Rome 2016
Human Time - Award for Best Featurefilm, Human District IFF, Belgrade 2016
Winner of the "Critical Eye-­‐screening", Lume Int. Filmfestival, Brazil 2011
best cinematography, 4. Int. Documentary Drama Filmfestival, Saratov, Russia 2007

'Personale' (retrospective),
Diagonale 2010

festivals and screenings:

Int. Forum des Jungen Films - Berlin, Mostra Int. d'Arte Cinematografica - Venezia , Karlovy Vary Int. Filmfestival, Int. Filmfestival Rotterdam, São Paulo Int. Filmfestival, Buenos Aires Int. Filmfestival, DocLisboa Filmfestival, Denver Film Festival, Bradford Int. Filmfestival, Diagonale - Festival of Austrian Films, Documenta-Madrid, Era New Horizons - Wroclaw, Split Int. Festival of New Film, Duisburger Filmwoche, Saratov Sufferings Int. Filmfestival, DocPoint Helsinki, Full Length Festival Lublin, Austrian Cultural Forum - New York, Mediterranean Experience - Reggio/Calabria, ZagrebDox Int. Documentary Film Festival, Jeonju Int. Filmfestival - South Korea, European Film Week Tehran, Transilvania Int. Filmfestival, Cinédécouvertes Competition - Belgium, dfi-Symposium "Töne sehen - Bilder hören" - Köln, Italian American Institute - New York, European Film Days - Tokyo, Lume Int. Filmfestival, Int. Film Festival "A man`s shadow"- New Caledonia, Bildrausch Filmfestival Basel, Isola Cinema Int. Filmfestival, Festival du nouveau cinema - Montreal, Copenhagen architecture x film Festival, Shadow Filmfestival Amsterdam, Würzburger Filmwochenende, Int. Filmfestival Innsbruck, Filmschau Visionary - sixpackfilm, Walserherbst, Lessinia Filmfestival, Der Neue Heimatfilm - Freistadt, Riga Int. Filmfestival, Trento Filmfestival, Mirabile Dictu Int. Catholic Filmfestival - Rome, Human District Int. Filmfestival - Belgrade, A Film for Peace Int. Filmfestival - Udine, Indie International Film Festival Belo Horizonte - Brazil, Cinemigrante International Filmfestival - Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sose International Filmfestival - Armenia / International Filmfestival Carthago, Tunis, Tunisia / Festival Internacional de Cine de Autor, Guadalajara, Mexico / Viennale - Vienna International Film Festival a. o.

television:
ORF (Kunststücke), OKTO (Oktoskop)

contact:
Peter Schreiner Filmproduktion
Grinzinger Allee 37a
A-­‐1190 Vienna, Austria
E-­‐mail: office@echtzeitfilm.at

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