Director

Wolfgang Fischer

1 Film in collection

Wolfgang Fischer was born 1970 in Amstetten, Lower Austria. He first studied psychology and painting at the University of Vienna, before studying film and video at the Art Academy in Düsseldorf. Subsequently he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts für Media Cologne in the field of film and television until 2001. Since 1994 he worked as an assistant director on various projects, including 1999 für Paul Morrissey's feature film The House of Klang, as well as doing various teaching activities. Since 1999 he is working as a director at WDR and Phoenix. Was du nicht siehst was his first feature film.

Filmography

1994 In Time (Experimentalfilm)
1999 9h11 (Kurzfilm)
1999 Remake of the Remake (Doc)
2000 Schön 2000 (Kurzfilm)
2001 Grau (Kurzfilm)
2009 Was du nicht siehst
2013 Der Bär
2017 Styx

Styx (Flyer)

Styx (2018)

Rike is forty, she is a successful doctor whose job demands everything of her. She intends to use her much-needed annual holiday to fulfil her long-cherished dream of sailing single-handedly from Gibraltar to Ascension, a small tropical island in the middle of the Atlantic. Her desire for a carefree holiday seems to be coming to pass but then, after a storm, her beautiful adventure suddenly turns into an unprecedented challenge when she spots a badly damaged, hopelessly overloaded refugee boat nearby. More than a hundred people face drowning. More