We begin our 2018 New Austrian Cinema series with a powerful film based on the true events of Austrian director Adrian Goiginger's childhood. Seven year old Adrian's mother Helga is torn between her addiction and her love and dedication for her son. Despite the chaotic environment in which he grows up, Adrian has a happy and normal childhood - the best of both worlds.
The film was critically acclaimed, won numerous prizes at European film festivals and is nominated for 9 Austrian Film Awards at this years Oesterreichischer Filmpreis.
Producer Wolfgang Ritzberger will introduce the film and take part in a Q&A following the screening.
Austria/Germany, 2017, 100mins, German with English subtitles, directed by Adrian Goiginger