Film lifts lid on Glock pistol empire

in english/The Daily Star/ثقافة

From Hollywood to hip hop, it’s the weapon that is wielded by cops and outlaws alike. The Glock pistol has achieved global cult status but the business is still shrouded in mystery in its native Austria. A new documentary about the Glock, titled “Weapon of Choice,” says that since it was invented in the early ’80s by a previously unknown Austrian engineer called Gaston Glock, the brand has been the object of a “cult of secrecy.” Directors Fritz Ofner and Eva Hausberger have tried to shed some light on the company, whose 89-year-old founder has always shunned publicity…

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