Feature Film | Director: Ulrich Seidl | Screenplay: Ulrich Seidl, Michael Glawogger, Veronika Franz, Severin Fiala
In the waning days of the 18th century, the notorious robber, thief and murderer Johann Georg Grasel (1790-1818) carried out his bloody deeds in the northern Waldviertel region of Austria. With his implacable documentary realism, Ulrich Seidl follows the story of this angry young man who became a myth during his lifetime. The rise and fall of a legendary criminal and a film portrait of Austrian society during the Napoleonic Wars in Ulrich Seidl's first historical drama.
„With the support of the Creative Europe Programme - MEDIA of the European Union.“