Outdoor Summer Screenings: 18 Aug.
Phantom of the Opera
Description: Joel Schumacher’s 2004 film version of the Andrew Lloyd Webber classic. With Gerard Butler in the role of the Phantom, and Emmy Rossum as Christine.
Film Festival auf dem Wiener Rathausplatz
Genre: Crime Thriller
Description: Based on the series of Wolf Haas novels, this 2009 production is the third film (after Komm, süßer Tod and Silentium!) to follow the average Brenner as he uncovers and solves a caper in the most unlikeliest of places, a roasted chicken stand. Preceded by Heuriger-style music.
17., Geblergasse 36-40
Description: a 2007 comedy about two high schoolers, Seth and Evan, who try to organise an inebriated party so they can get laid and jump-start their sex lives. Their plans go awry.
Kino am Dach
7., Urban-Loritz-Platz 2a
Eine Offene Rechnung
Description: Known as The Debt in English, this 2010 thriller follows three former Mossad agents, who in 1965 had infiltrated East Berlin to capture a Nazi war criminal, as they try to set the record straight 35 years later, when a journalist publishes a book about their raid. Dubbed in German.
Kino im Schloss
11., Otmar-Brix-Gasse 1
The Boy Friend
Description: Set in the 1920s, this 1971 comedic musical follows theatre understudy Polly Browne as she tries to support the leading lady, impress a big time Hollywood director in the audience, and fall in love with the leading man.
No Country for Old Men
Description: The Coen Brothers’ Oscar-winner about a psychopathic killer Anton Chirgurh, who takes the law into his own hands and hunts down welder and hunter Llewelyn Moss, after he spirits away with two million dollars of loot. In English with German subtitles.
Kino wie noch nie (Garten des Filmarchiv Austria)
2., Obere Augartenstraße 1
Never Make It Home
Description: The moving story of late guitarist Kirk Rundstrom of the band Split Lip Rayfield, who in 2006 was told he had two months to live. He embarks on a tour, playing each show as if it’s his last.
Arena Sommerkino 2012
3., Baumgasse 80