Run-Time: 1 x 50 min.
Directed by Heinz Leger
A co-production by Epo Film, ORF, BR, bm:ukk, supported by Austrian Television Fund
Languages: German (ORIGINAL) , English (DUBBED)
Arlberg - The Hidden Paradise
Arlberg - Das verborgene Paradies
Snow masses pile up in abundance on the famous slopes. The wind creates bizarre snowdrifts on the steep mountain ridges. The Arlberg is the embodiment of an idyllic winter and the cradle of alpine skiing. However, this famous ski resort offers a lot more than you might expect. Untouched nature is preserved in the barely accessible cliffs. Winter is the toughest time for ibexes and chamois. The meagre fodder is buried deep under the snow and the animals can only find it where avalanches have cleared the slopes. Wintry splendour is only one facet - Arlberg's full beauty remains hidden under the snow for almost half the year...
Awards: WorldMedia Festival 2012: WorldMedia Festival Award, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2012: Crystal Globe Award, Silafest International Festival of Tourist and Ecology Films 2012: Grand Prix