Florian Flicker - Florian Flicker

Florian Flicker 2013 at the Austrian Film Award

Florian Flicker (born August 21, 1965 in Salzburg ; † August 23, 2014 in Vienna [1] ) was an Austrian director and writer for film and theater.


Flicker's work began in experimental film and expanded cinema . His first feature film followed in 1993 with Halbe Welt . In addition, he worked as a documentary filmmaker and at the theater, wrote a radio play and taught at the Vienna Film Academy , among others . His best-known work is the film Der Überfall (2000) with Josef Hader and Roland Düringer in the leading roles. His last film was released in 2012 with Grenzgänger , a film adaptation of Karl Schönherr's Der Weibsteufel , set in the March-Auen . [1]

Flicker died of cancer in 2014 at the age of 49. He had already planned two further projects, a comedic and a political film. [1]



  • 1986–1997: Super 8 short films and various expanded cinema productions with the Pension Export group .
  • 1993: Half World , 83 min., Cinema, science fiction, direction, book (co-author: Michael Sturminger).
  • 1996: Attwenger film, 80 min., Documentary film about the band Attwenger , co-director (with Wolfgang Murnberger and Bernhard Weirather ).
  • 1998: Suzie Washington , 87 min., Cinema, road movie, director, book (co-author: Michael Sturminger ).
  • 2000: Der Überfall (Hold Up) , 84 min., Tragic comedy, director, book (co-author: Susanne Freund ).
  • 2006: No Name City , 86 min., Documentary film, director, book.
  • 2012: Grenzgänger , 87 min., Feature film, director, book.



  • 2011: Dolphins. Radio play (author, with Wolfgang Stahl; director: Alexander Schuhmacher), NDR .

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Commons : Florian Flicker - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. a b c Filmmaker Florian Flicker has passed away. Article in Der Standard of August 24, 2014, accessed August 24, 2014.