THE GREAT FREEDOM

Fiction Feature Film

by Sebastian Meise

Director: Sebastian Meise
Written by: Thomas Reider, Sebastian Meise
Casting: Eva Roth
Producers: Oliver Neumann, Sabine Moser
Production: FreibeuterFilm

SYNOPSIS

THE GREAT FREEDOM tells the story of Hans Hoffmann’s life, as illuminated by his time behind bars.
Hans is gay. And homosexuality is illegal. But he obstinately persists in searching for freedom and love.
Even when they are to be found in the most unusual  places.


Sebastian Meise studied Painting and Philosophy in Vienna, London and New York before he started to study Directing under Michael Haneke at the Vienna Film Academy. He has so far directed numerous short films which have gained him international recognition. His first feature film, STILL LIFE, was premiered in San Sebastian and has won several awards, including the Grand Diagonale Prize for Best Austrian Feature Film. His documentary film OUTING premiered at the Hot Docs Festival in Toronto. He is currently working on his new feature film THE GREAT FREEDOM.

FILMOGRAPHY (SELECTION)

2012 – Outing – Documentary

2011 – Stillleben – Feature Film

2006 – Dæmonen – Short Film

2005 – Random – Short Film

2003 – Prises de vues – Short Film

Born in 1980. Studied dramaturgy at University for music and performing arts in Vienna.
Independent writer for cinema and Television since 2007. Lives and works in Vienna.

FILMOGRAPHY (SELECTION)

2012 – Outing – Documentary

2011 – Stillleben – Feature Film

2008 – Namut – TV-Documentary

2007 – Tschuschen:Power – TV Serial

2006 – Dæmonen – Short Film

2005 – Random – Short Film

2003 – Prises de vues – Short Film

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