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| 2009 | 12 min. | 1 : 1,78 | 16 mm colour | ARRI SR 3 | Zeiss HS Lenses | Austria |


Two brothers locked in the blackness of the basement. The father persists an anonymous threat from the Off. The both boys try tensely to reconstruct the progression; thereby the bounds become blurred between dream and reality, light and shadow, life and death.


Director: Christoph Rainer

Producer: Diego Breit Lira

Script: Christoph Rainer

Editor: Fabian Rüdisser

Cinematographer: Felix Striegel





Best Cinematography International Competition

in Potsdam Babelsberg (Germany)

at the 39th Sehsüchte International Student Film Festival


Audience Award International Competition

in A Coruña (Spain)

at the 3rd Uframe International Film Festival


Best Student Film International Competition

in Nairobi (Kenya)

at the 5th Kenya International Film Festival


Best International Shortfilm by Youth Jury Explora Competition

in Santiago de Compostela (Spain)

at the 7th Curtocircuito International Shortfilm Festival


Best Editing International Shortfilm Competition

in Cologne (Germany)

at the 13th WDR "kurzundschön" Film Competition for young Creatives


Best International Shortfilm by Youth Jury Intl. Competition

in Lille (France)

at the 10th Lille International Shortfilm Festival





32nd Clermont-Ferrand International Shortfilm Festival

France (Jan. 29th - Feb. 6th 2010)


46th Chicago International Film Festival

USA (October 7th - 21st 2010)


16th Drama International Short Film Festival

Greece (September 20th - 25th 2010)


26th European Film Festival of Lille

France (Feb. 26th - March 5th 2010)


33rd Denver International Film Festival

USA (November 3rd - 14th 2010)


13th Diagonale Festival of Austrian Film

Austria (March 16th - 21st 2010)


15th New York - New Directors/New Films, Museum of Modern Art

USA (March 24th - April 4th 2010)


9th Roma Independent Film Festival

Italy (April 8th - 16th 2010)


22nd Minimalen International Shortfilm Festival

Norway (March 5th -9th 2010)


12th Mecal International Film Festival of Barcelona

Spain (April 9th -18th 2010)


8th Hull International Film Festival

United Kingdom (April 19th - 25th 2010)


39th Sehsüchte International Student Film Festival

Germany (April 20th - 25th, 2010)


23rd European Media Art International Festival Osnabrück

Germany (April 21st - 25th 2010)


7th Curtocircuito International Shortfilm Festival

Spain (May 23rd - 30th 2010)


5th Kenya International Film Festival

Kenya (October 21st - 30th 2010)


31st International Cinematographers' Film Festival Manaki Brother

Macedonia (October 16th - 22nd 2010)


10th Lille International Shortfilm Festival

France (October 9th - 16th 2010)


24th Stuttgarter Filmwinter

Germany (January 20th - 23rd 2011)


6th Noci International Cortinfestival

Italy (September 2010)


7th Vienna Independent Short Film Festival

Austria (May 27th - June 2nd 2010)


1st Shqip International Film Festival

Kosova (July 15th - 19th 2010)


33rd Norwegian International Shortfilm Festival

Norway (June 16th - 21st 2010)


3rd Tabakalera San Sebastian, Art Exhibition

Spain (February 23rd - 27th 2010)

11th Circuito Off Venice International Short Film Festival

Italy (September 1st - 4th 2010)


10th Film:riss Student Film Festival

Austria (November 8th - 13th 2010)


6th Monterrey International Film Festival

Mexico (August 20th - 29th 2010)


8th Tabor International Film Festival

Croatia (June 30th - July 4th 2010)


3rd Helsinki International Short Cuts

Finland (April 9th - 10th 2011)


6th Klosterneuburg Open-Air Film Festival

Austria (July 28th - September 1st 2010)


6th Lago International Film Fest

Italy (July 23rd - 31st 2010)


3rd I've seen Films International Film Festival

Italy (September 30th - October 9th 2010)


11th Independent Karlsruhe Filmfest

Germany (May 4th - 8th 2011)


2nd Burbank International Film Festival

USA (July 31st - August 7th 2010)


24th FIPA Intl. Festival of Audiovisual Programs

France (January 24th - 30th 2011)


3rd U-Frame International Academic Film Festival

Spain (September 29th - October 2nd 2010)


17th Court, c'est Court International Film Festival

France (November 18th - 21st 2010)


3rd Ljubljana International Short Film Festival

Slovenia (March 14th - 16th 2010)


Brain Wash International Film Showcase

U.S.A. (October 31st 2010)


10th Bunker International Film Festival

Italy (July 22nd - 26th 2010)


3rd Northern Wave International Film Festival

Iceland (March 4th - 6th 2011)

25th Alpinale International Film Festival

Austria (August 10th - 14th 2010)


18th Camerimage International Film Festival

Poland (November 27th - December 4th 2010)


4th Beijing International Movie Festival

China (June 22nd - July 1st 2010)

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