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Directed by Hans Steinbichler
Written by Hans Steinbichler
Starring Johanna Wokalek
Barbara Sukowa
Josef Bierbichler
Distributed by Avista Film / Movienet
Release date
  • 6 November 2003 (2003-11-06)
Running time
93 minutes
Country Germany
Language English

Hierankl is a German award-winning family drama which premiered on 1 July 2003 at the Munich Film Festival.[1] The modern Heimatfilm, named after a district in Surberg, Germany, is the film debut of writer and director Hans Steinbichler.[1]

It received several nominations and awards, among them the 2006 Adolf Grimme Award for acting, cinematography, wrinting and direction.[2]



  1. ^ a b Blaney, Martin. "Actress' Portrait: Johanna Wokalek - At Home On Stage And Screen". German Films Service + Marketing GmbH. Retrieved December 12, 2008. 
  2. ^ "Preisträger 2006" (in German). Adolf-Grimme-Institut. Retrieved December 12, 2008. 

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