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

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Water and Clearing
Innovative Cinema Short, AT 2018, Farbe+SW, 5 min., ohne Dialog
Diagonale 2019

Director, Script, Camera, Editor, Location Sound, Music: Siegfried A. Fruhauf
Producers: Siegfried A. Fruhauf
Production: Siegfried A. Fruhauf


A Fruhauf-style phantom ride: the overhead shot on a wooden bucket, which glides above a green field in a rapid cable car trip. Richly contrasting black-and-white photographs and an unforgettable, dynamic sound design conjure up a mysterious place where other-worldly energies rule. Water and Clearing is a nerve-racking audio-visual synthesis that attacks our senses.