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From politics to the cinema: Former Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, right here celebrating after the primary projections for the 2019 National Council election within the ÖVP election headquarters.
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Two movies about the previous Austrian Chancellor have already triggered dialogue. Now a third documentation is to be added. Director Jakov Sedlar considers Sebastian Kurz to be a “very interesting personality”.

ZTwo documentaries about the previous Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz have been a subject of dialog in latest weeks – now one other one is to be added. The film “Sebastian Kurz – the truth” by Croatian director Jakov Sedlar will probably be launched this week, Sedlar confirmed this to the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung on Tuesday.

It is competing with the film “Project Ballhausplatz”, which, in accordance with the bulletins of its director Kurt Langbein, critically portrays the political profession of the previous ÖVP politician. Surprisingly, a second film about Kurz by Sascha Köllnreitner was added to the long-known “Project Ballhausplatz” in the beginning of September.

Now there’s a third film about Sebastian Kurz’s political profession, which solely lasted ten years. He needed to resign in 2021 as a result of an affair involving commercials and ordered surveys and is now working as an entrepreneur. Producing the film was his personal concept and initiative, Sedlar instructed the FAZ. He thinks Kurz is a really fascinating character. For instance, his work in opposition to anti-Semitism will not be well-known.

The price range is round 350,000 euros. The film will probably be launched in German and English. The Austrian journalist Judith Grohmann is answerable for the script. She is the creator of a e book about Sebastian Kurz, which was revealed in 2019 as an “official biography”. Sedlar says he has made greater than 40 documentaries, most lately about former Croatian President Franjo Tudjman. They have typically triggered controversy as a result of critics have described the movies as nationalistic and tendentious.