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

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Das Wachtelkönig Paradox
Short Documentary Film, AT 2020, Farbe, 51 min., OmeU
Diagonale 2020

Director, Script, Camera: Georg Oberlechner
Editor: Piotr Reisig
Location Sound: Vinzenz Schwab
Producers: Georg Oberlechner


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

October 26, military exhibition on Vienna’s Heldenplatz: A suckling pig rotates, mini pony marches, and the corn crake can breed in peace today. The army presents itself and delivers a huge show. Television cameras and cell phones capture the events while in his profound observation, Georg Oberlechner finds entirely unique narratives.