Ruth Rieser

Born in Klagenfurt
university-entrance diploma
Studied acting
at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria,
at the Max Reinhardt Institute (graduated 1989) and
at the École Supérieure d’Art Dramatique du Théatre National de Strasbourg / France 1990
Theater Studies at the University of Vienna /Dissertation on Eleonora Duse /
„Candango“ brasilian film award, Brasilia 2003 “Best actress”
Television and film productions in Austria, Germany, and Brazil
Engagements at the Stadttheater Klagenfurt, the Theater in der Josefstadt, and the Staatstheater Stuttgart, among others

RR* Screenplay and Direction
You and I” / „du und ich
doc. 103 min. / A / 2011
A story of true love between the physically-challenged Hiltraud and her non-disabled partner Franz.
December 2011, Premiere of the first documentary at the “Gartenbaukino Wien” (Vienna).

RR* Screenplay, Direction and Production

doc.  90 min. (and 100 min. lectures) / 2016
The “Tonhof” in Maria Saal is the “point of origin” of the documentary about and with Peter Turrini.

“The Magic of Children”
fiction / 71 min. /A / 2016
“A film developed together with children, their visions of the world – authentic, poetic and, at the same time, realistic.
The viewers travel to the lightfilled world of community, joy, yearnings and secrets. A fairy tale?“

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