Aunt Jolesch or The Fall of the West / Die Tante Jolesch oder Der Untergang des Abendlandes

Vienna, 1978. The narrator Friedrich Torberg climbs a taxi, which should not be there anyway. With the driver, he agrees to take a trip not only through Vienna but also through time. They visit places from Torberg‘s anecdotes and meet different personalities, just like back in the day. Torberg comments on the various sections of the journey with gentle melancholy and his well-known humor.

Original title:
Die Tante Jolesch oder Der Untergang des Abendlandes
58 minutes
Wolfgang F. Henschel

Shown at

  1. Jüdisches Filmfestival Wien - 2019

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