Diagonale
Festival of Austrian Film
March 19–24, 2019, Graz

Film Program | Timetable | Directors


Thursday, 21.03.
15:30, UCI Annenhof Saal 5
Saturday, 23.03.
21:00, Schubertkino 2

The Woman Who Turned Into A Castle

Animation, AT/GB 2018, 4 min, eOF
Program: Kurzdokumentarfilm Programm 4

“They forced me back to life. They made my body move again.” Kathrin Steinbacher’s animated film portrays the subjective perception of a woman who has been torn from a forty-year sleep. Neurasthenic montages, unsettling perspectives, the dissolution of the world into the abstract, and an uncanny, other-worldly sound design mediate states of fear in light of a reality gone astray, from which she has to escape. 

Director: Kathrin Steinbacher
Script: Kathrin Steinbacher
Camera: Kathrin Steinbacher
Editor: Kathrin Steinbacher
Music: Jan Willem de With
Sounddesign: Kathrin Steinbacher, Jan Willem de With
Additional Credits: Voice Over: Julia Meola Clarinet: Ben Mason Sound Mix: Mike Wyeld Animation: Kathrin Steinbacher Colouring: Kathrin Steinbacher Bertram Tinhof Alessia Angelini Alice Bindloss Julia Maria Marchowska Lily Shaul Elaine Song Nathan Ward
Producers: Royal College Of Art London
Production: Royal College of Art