Vienna Calling

A documentary road-movie following the journey of a grave-robber who travels in a caravan to Vienna to return stolen teeth of Strauss and Brahms. The teeth, which he stole himself.

Vienna Calling
Czechia 2018
  • Czech
  • English
66 min.

A documentary fiction about grave robbers who set out for Vienna in a circus wagon in order to return the stolen teeth of the great classical music composers Strauss and Brahms, whose bodies the self-proclaimed philosopher and artist Ondrej Jajcaj illegally exhumed from their graves at a Vienna cemetery in 2002. An experimental road movie about traveling in a circus wagon with the strange Jajcaj, his followers, and death.

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Director: Petr Šprincl
Screenplay: Matyáš Dlab
Cinematography: Jiří Havlíček
Music: Jakub Adamec , Pavel Pernický
Sound: Ladislav Mirvald , Pavel Matyáš
Editing: Michal Böhm
Production Design: Matěj Sýkora, Roman Cihanský-Mach, Pavel Richtr
Producer: Marek Novák
Cast: Ondrej Jajcaj, Harald Seyrl