Festival of Austrian Film
April 4–9, 2024, Graz

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Die Strände / Les Plages
Innovative Cinema Short, AT 2019, Farbe, 10 min., OmeU
Diagonale 2020

Director: Astrid J. Ofner
Script: Konzept & Realisation: Astrid Johanna Ofner
Additional Credits: Text: Marguerite Duras
Stimme: Sylvie Rohrer
Postproduktion: Simon Rabeder
Producers: Astrid Johanna Ofner


The Diagonale’20 was cancelled due to official measures to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Family holiday at the seaside. Images like faded memories, telling of summertime happiness only as long as the woman offscreen remains silent. In an enchanting voice, Sylvie Rohrer quotes Marguerite Duras, lending new meaning to the images. An expressive reflection on patriarchal structures and an appeal to female rebellion.