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Flucht Ins Schilf


Literally translated as [[Feature~V25149~Flight into the Reeds~intothenight]], Flucht ins Schilf was released in England and the U.S. as [[Feature~V142353~Brutality~brutality]]. The film is a surprisingly neorealist exercise from the Austrian film industry, which in the early 1950s tended to specialize in escapist operettas. Location-filmed in a bizarre reed jungle on the Austro-Hungarian border, the film is populated with [[Feature~V112391~Swamp Water~swampwater]]-type Slavic eccentrics who seem cut off...more