Run-Time: 1 x 52 min.
Directed by Klaus Feichtenberger, Erich Pröll
Written by Klaus Feichtenberger, Erich Pröll
A co-production of ORF, WDR, NDR Naturfilm and Pröll Film in association with Land Oberösterreich, CINE STYRIA and Landesfischereiverband OÖ
Languages: German (ORIGINAL) , English (DUBBED) , French (DUBBED)
Format: 16:9 , 16:9
Land of Crystal Waters
Traun - Ein Fluss wie ein Kristall
This film shows the rich water wildlife in Alpine rivers and lakes from both the fisherman's and the fishes' perspective. It's a portrait of a complete river system, following the water's journey from glaciers through cave systems and canyons through mountain streams, crystal-clear lakes and, finally, down one of Austria's most beautiful and swift rivers, the Traun, all the way to the wooded wetlands where it finally calms before flowing into the Danube. Used for shipping lumber and salt already centuries ago, the river has always encouraged a special union of man and nature. The film takes the viewers on a journey above and under water, showing one of the continent's most attractive mountain landscapes from the perspective of an Alpine river, its wild inhabitants and its human visitors.
Awards: NaturVision 2008: NaturVision Award, The International Underwater Film Festival 2008: The International Underwater Film Festival Award