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

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Short Film, AT 2012, Farbe, 23 min., OmeU
Diagonale 2013

Director, Script, Editor: Gregor Schmidinger
Cast: Michael Glantschnig, Josef Mohamed, Günther Sturmlechner
Camera: Nino Leitner
Location Sound: Jakob Wolf
Sounddesign: Jakob Wolf
Production Design: Christoph Ablinger
Costumes: Christoph Ablinger
Producers: Gregor Schmidinger, Julian Wiehl
Production: Irrational Realm


Michael bolts awake, drenched in sweat: In the oppressive isolation of military service, his homosexuality becomes an unbearable burden. Every time he is harassed, his fear grows as to his uncertain future as a gay man in the countryside. When his approach to a fellow soldier fails, the situation threatens to escalate.