LanguageGermanCroatianEnglish Release date5 August 2004 (2004-08-05) (Locarno Film Festival) Initial releaseDecember 3, 2004 (Austria) Music directorWalter W. Cikan, Marnix Veenenbos CastPetra Morzé (Eva), Andreas Patton (Tomasz), Hary Prinz (Alfred), Susanne Wuest (Sonja), Andreas Kiendl (Alex), Martina Zinner (Nicole) Similar moviesInterstellar, Cheeky, The Lover, Zandalee, Rendez-vous, Lovers
Antares is a 2004 Austrian film directed by Götz Spielmann. It was Austria's submission to the 77th Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a nominee. The movie is a sexual drama that focuses on adultery, abusive relationships, and sexual frustration. Critics claim that the film also explores the relationship between Austria and its former empire through immigration.
A car accident connects the lives of a nurse (Petra Morzé), a supermarket checkout girl (Susanne Wuest), and a real-estate agent (Andreas Kiendl), all involved in complex and dysfunctional relationships.
Antares was poorly received by critics; it has a 0% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.