Interview: Karl Markovics, director of ‘Breathing’

This week sees the DVD and Blu-ray release of Austrian screen actor Karl Markovics’ assured and powerful directorial debut feature, Breathing (Atmen, 2011). The film follows Roman Kogler (played brilliantly by newcomer Thomas Schubert), a 19-year-old young man who has spent the last five years in a juvenile detention centre, Continue Reading

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DVD Review: ‘Breathing’

★★★★☆ Austrian screen actor Karl Markovics (best-known for his turn as Salomon ‘Sally’ Sorowitsch in Stefan Ruzowitzky’s 2007 Academy Award-winning The Counterfeiters) marks himself out as a director to watch with his compelling directorial debut, Breathing (Atmen, 2011). Following the daily life of an inmate at a juvenile detention centre Continue Reading