Michael Glawogger
(Austria)

Michael Glawogger was born in Graz, Austria, on December 3, 1959. After graduating from high school he studied at the San Francisco Art Institute and the Vienna Film Academy. He began his career as an assistant camera operator, later working as cinematographer, and finally as screenwriter and director. Between 1981 and 2013 he made numerous internationally acclaimed shorts, documentaries, and feature films. He also devoted himself to literary writing. His novel “69 Hotelzimmer” was published posthumously. Michael Glawogger died in Monrovia, Liberia, in April 2014 while shooting “Untitled”. His premature death interrupted collaboration on a number of feature film projects, among others with writers such as William T. Vollmann, Michael Ostrowski, Eva Menasse, and Sybille Berg.


Photo: Sascha Trimmel

Filmography
Untitled
2017
60 Seconds of Solitude in Year Zero
2011
Whores' Glory
2011
Contact High
2009
Das Vaterspiel
2009
Mai Thai
2005
Slumming
2005
Workingman's Death
2004
Nacktschnecken / Slugs
2004
Zur Lage: Österreich in sechs Kapiteln / State of the Nation
2002
Frankreich, wir kommen / France, Here We Come!
1999
Megacities
1998
Kino im Kopf / Movies in the mind
1996
Die Ameisenstraße / Ant Street
1995
Changing Places
1989
Krieg in Wien / War in Vienna
1989
Tod eines Lesenden / Death of a Person Reading
1984

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