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

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Das unmögliche Bild
Feature Film, DE/AT 2016, Farbe, 70 min., OmeU
Diagonale 2017

Director, Script: Sandra Wollner
Cast: Jana McKinnon, Eva Linder, Andrea Schramek, Isabel Schmidt, Mira Reisinger, Isabella Simon, Alexander E. Fennon, Helmut Wiesner, David Jakob
Camera: Timm Kröger
Editor: Stephan Bechinger
Location Sound: Norbert Bichler, Christoph Kuchner
Music: Joscha Eickel
Sounddesign: Simon Peter
Production Design: Michel Jimenez
Costumes: Miriam Eichinger
Producers: Andi G. Hess, Anja Schmidt
Production: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg


Vienna in the 1950s: a childhood captured on 8mm film, recorded by thirteen-year-old Johanna. A childhood as it occurred in the past – or at least, in memory. Fragments of a family history permeated by a particular secret. A household full of women and in it, one constant element: the grandmother Maria Steinwendner who organizes weekly cooking clubs. But somehow, no cooking ever takes place.