Whore’s Glory

A documentary by Michael Glawogger, Whore's Glory exploring the issue of prostitution in three different countries with different cultures: Thailand, Bangladesh and Mexico. Far from being judgmental, the Austrian director discloses the world of brothels (like Faridpur's City of Joy or Bangkok's Fish Tank) without condemning prostitutes, making the audience reflect on sexuality as a human need, but even on man-woman relationships, as well as morals and religion.

  • Austria
  • 2011, 110MIN, Doc.
  • DIRECTOR: Michael Glawogger
  • CAMERA: Wolfgang Thaler
  • EDITOR: Monika Willi
  • SCRIPT: Michael Glawogger
  • SOUND: Paul Oberle, Ekkehart Baumung
  • ACTORS: Emma, Ning, Toh

21.09. - 15:30 Svetozor - Big Hall

Michael Glawogger

Michael Glawogger

Michael Glawogger was a director, writer and cinematographer and his work in each of these roles displays a broad spectrum. His recent works range from the literary adaptation Kill Daddy Good Night (2009) and the quirky comedies Slugs (2004) and Contact High (2009) to his essayist documentaries Megacities (1998) and Workingman’s death (2005). He not only moved back and forth between cinematic forms and genres, but also between filmmaking, photography and writing – and between gentler and more forceful tones. With Whores’ Glory he completed his trilogy on the world of work.


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