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ERIK(A) - DER MANN, DER WELTMEISTERIN WURDE

by Kurt Mayer

synopsis

After growing up as a girl and being celebrated as a women's downhill skiing champion, Erika Schinegger's career came to an abrupt end in 1967 after a sex test. Against the wishes of her family and the national skiing association, Erik started learning to be a man at the age of 20.

original title: Erik(A) - Der Mann, der Weltmeisterin wurde
country: Austria
year: 2005
genre: documentary
directed by: Kurt Mayer
film run: 86'
release date: DE 15/12/2005
screenplay: Hanne Lassl
producer: Kurt Mayer, Andrea Minauf
production: Kurt Mayer Film
backing: Österreichisches Filminstitut (Austrian Film Institute), Filmfonds Wien (Vienna Film Fund), Cine Tirol
distributor: GMfilms