IN THE SHADOW OF FAME - Successful Women and their Men

Television Documentary * Current Affairs 

Scriptwriter and Director: Elisabeth Scharang
Cinematographer: Sepp Neuper
Sound Technician: Norbert Becwar
Film Editor: Christine Öllinger
Researcher: Maria Motter
Production Manager: Peter Thomsen

FORMAT: Digi-Beta * 4:3* 45 Minutes

Produced for the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation (ORF)


There´s an old saying: Behind every successful man there is a strong woman. But what happens when the traditional roles are reversed? What happens when men stand in the shadows of successful women? No one ever speaks of them.

This film give a very personal look into the lives and partnerships of couples where the woman stands in the limelight.