ZEIT ZU GEHEN

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ZEIT ZU GEHEN

Anita Natmeßnig
A, 2006
Documentaries, 95min, OF

ZEIT ZU GEHEN

Anita Natmeßnig
A, 2006
Documentaries, 95min, OF

Screenplay: 
Anita Natmeßnig
Sound: 
Bruno Pisek
Camera: 
Helmut Wimmer
Editor: 
Adam Wallisch
Composer: 
Reinhard-Peter Kurz

Production: 
Navigator Filmproduktion Schottenfeldgasse 14 1070 Wien T 1 524 97 77 info@navigatorfilm.com
World Sales: 
Autlook Filmsales Zieglergasse 75/1 1070 Wien T 1 720 55 35 70 welcome@autlookfilms.com
Distribution in Austria: 
Polyfilm Verleih Margaretenstraße 78 1050 Wien T 1 581 39 00 20 polyfilm@polyfilm.at
Format: 
35 mm
Color

Zeit zu gehen («Time to Go») is a film about dying in Vienna's Caritas Socialis Rennweg hospice. It follows the last months, weeks and days in the life of five people suffering from incurable cancer. Through pain therapy, temporary symptom relief and intensive care they have time to say goodbye and part in dignity. The film allows time to watch the interaction between the hospice team, patients and relatives as well as time to listen to the bird chirping and sounds that change with the beginning of autumn. In an open and quite humorous way, the protagonists reveal what's on their mind and their views on dying, death and afterlife. It becomes quite clear: In the face of death things revolve around life.