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

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Short Film, AT 2014, Farbe, 11 min.
Diagonale 2015

Director, Script: Barbara Kaufmann
Cast: Sprecherin: Barbara Kaufmann
Camera: Ivo Kaufmann
Editor: Sigmund Steiner
Location Sound: Ivo Kaufmann, Michael Neuhauser
Sounddesign: Michael Schreiber
Producers: Barbara Kaufmann, Ivo Kaufmann, Sigmund Steiner
Production: monofilm


Memories of a family’s steady decay are articulated from the value-free perspective of childhood. The off-screen narration lies like an imaginary speech bubble over a statically-filmed animated picture book of sorts. “There are these stories. Of families in which everything is going to be OK. This is not one of those (Barbara Kaufmann).” Memory meets fictionalization—a reflexive experimental arrangement.