The Waldheim Waltz (Waldheims Walzer)

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Synopsis

Ruth Beckermann documents the process of uncovering former UN Secretary General Kurt Waldheim's wartime past. It shows the swift succession of new allegations by the World Jewish Congress during his Austrian presidential campaign, the denial by the Austrian political class, the outbreak of anti-Semitism and patriotism, which finally led to his election.

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  • Ruth Beckermann

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  • Official submission of Austria for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 91st Academy Awards in 2019.
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Metacritic

80
Oct 18, 2018

For all its narrow focus, this is a pleasingly personal breakdown of a fascinating episode in recent European history, tightly composed and crisply edited, with an appealing undertow of dry humor and some cautionary lessons for modern voters.

Metacritic review by Stephen Dalton
Stephen Dalton
The Hollywood Reporter
80
Oct 18, 2018

While the film recounts events three decades ago, it couldn’t be more relevant today.

Metacritic review by Jonathan Romney
Jonathan Romney
Screen International