Austrian actor Florian Teichtmeister, with Vicky Krieps in Marie Kreutzer’s Oscar contender Corsage, has been charged with possession of child pornography.
A court spokesman confirmed on Friday that authorities had found some 95, 14 Digital images featuring pornographic depictions of minors, some as young as
, owned by Teichtmeister. His trial is scheduled to begin on February 8. He faces up to two years in prison.
Teichtmeister intends to plead guilty and accept full responsibility, his lawyer Michael Rami said in a statement to Germany’s dpa news agency. “He has confessed throughout the investigation and has always cooperated with authorities,” Lamy said.
Lawyers for Teichtmeister argued that his client did not commit any crimes directly against the people depicted in the pornographic images, calling his crimes a “purely digital crime” .
In Corsage, Teichtmeister plays Emperor Franz Joseph, who leads Queen Vicky Krieps Husband Elizabeth. This movie is right 95th Monarch of the century and her in such as Sissi ( ) starring Romy Schneider.
The period drama, which premiered last year at Un Certain Regard in Cannes, is officially shortlisted by Austria 1235285262 Best International Featured Oscar. Corsage was screened domestically through IFC Films in late December, and produced 000 – Film International Oscar Shortlist .
Vienna’s Burgtheater announced on Friday that it had terminated its contract with one of the theater’s orchestra members, Teichtmeister, after learning of the investigation from the media “with great horror”.
The Hollywood Reporter has contacted the producer of ) Corsage and IFC Films comment on Teichtmeister’s arrest. 1235152389