Stefan Ruzowitsky's Hinterland wins the Public Award at the Locarno Festival

Public Award at the 74th Locarno International Film Festival

"Hinterland" takes place in Vienna in 1920 in the ruins of the Great War. After seven years of captivity in Russia as a prisoner of war, Peter Perg, a former detective, returns to his hometown. However, Vienna is no longer the same city. A stranger in a dark world, marked by hunger and crime, he is confronted with a mysterious murder: one of his comrades, with whom Perg was in Siberia, has been murdered and he sets himself the goal of finding the murderer to translate him in justice.


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