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Paradise: Faith (2012)

Paradies: Glaube (original title)
Unrated | | Drama | 21 March 2013 (Germany)
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A single woman in her 50's devotes her vacations to doing Catholic missionary work in Vienna, descending into violent self-punishment as part of her faith.

Director:

Ulrich Seidl

Writers:

Ulrich Seidl (screenplay), Veronika Franz (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Maria Hofstätter Maria Hofstätter ... Anna Maria
Nabil Saleh Nabil Saleh ... Nabil
René Rupnik ... Herr Rupnik
Natalya Baranova Natalya Baranova ... Betrunkene Russin (as Natalija Baranova)
Trude Masur Trude Masur ... Ehepaar
Dieter Masur Dieter Masur ... Ehepaar
Michaela Hurdes-Galli Michaela Hurdes-Galli ... Frau mit Katze / Legio Herz Jesu
Gulcan Jafarova Gulcan Jafarova ... Familie
Sevinc Jafarova Sevinc Jafarova ... Familie
Rafael Asadov Rafael Asadov ... Familie
Miriam Asadov Miriam Asadov ... Familie
Jafaraw Rafail Jafaraw Rafail ... Familie
Kenan Rafail Kenan Rafail ... Familie
Martina Spitzer Martina Spitzer ... Legio Herz Jesu
Heinrich Herki Heinrich Herki ... Legio Herz Jesu
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Storyline

Anna Maria, a single woman in her 50s, devotes her summer vacation to doing missionary work, so that Austria may be brought back to the path of virtue. On her daily pilgrimage through Vienna, she goes from door to door, carrying a foot-high statue of the Virgin Mary. When her husband, an Egyptian Muslim confined to a wheelchair, comes home after years of absence, her life is turned upside down. Written by Anonymous

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Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

Austria | Germany | France

Language:

German | Arabic

Release Date:

21 March 2013 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Paradis: Tro See more »

Filming Locations:

Vienna, Austria See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,179, 25 August 2013

Gross USA:

$6,508

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$618,696
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Anna Maria: The mother of God has come to visit you today.
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cringe compilation pt. 2
30 July 2019 | by maximilian-almerSee all my reviews

While austria maintains the standing as feel-bad-tv country through films like this one, the impact of the second paradise movie isn't as strong as the first one. breaking religious taboos isn't anything new in modern day europe - especially when you can't deliver thoughtful meaning


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