The true story of a drug-addict mother, her child‘s adventurous world, and their love for one another.

 

Adrian lives through an adventurous childhood in the extraordinary milieu of the drug scene on the outskirts of an Austrian city, with a mother moving between caring and being high. When he grows up he wants to become an adventurer. Despite everything, this a sheltered childhood, the best of all worlds, until the outside world can no longer be kept outside. Helga realizes she might lose her son forever unless she can kick her habit. But first she has to defeat her own demons…

 

In early 2017 we finished The Best of All Worlds, the debut movie of Salzburg director Adrian Goiginger. Shooting took place in April and May 2016 in Salzburg, the Swabian Alps and Stuttgart. Cutting took place over the summer and it had its world premiere at the 67th Berlinale in the section “Perspektive Deutsches Kino”. It went on to win the “compass prize” as the best movie of the section. After the theatrical release we had up to 100,000 movie goers in Austria and we have already received more than 80 awards.