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Kein halbes Leben
Documentary Film, AT 2018, Farbe, 70 min.
Diagonale 2018

Director, Script: Sybille Bauer
Cast: Renate Bauer, Kerstin Brüstl, Florian Grill
Camera: Marie-Thérèse Zumtobel
Editor: Anna Grenzfurthner
Location Sound: Ben Palier Nora Czamler Simon Spitzer Ken Rischard Theda Schifferdecker
Sounddesign: Simon Spitzer
Additional Credits: Produktion: Lixi Frank Dramaturgische Beratung: Constantin Wulff, Dariusz Kowalski Tonmischung: Eric Spitzer Farbkorrektur, Mastering, DCP: Simon Graf Casting: Sybille Bauer, Simon Spitzer zusätzliche Kamera: Sybille Bauer VHS Kamera: Horst Bauer Untertitel, Übersetzung: Stefania Schenk Vitale, Wortschatz Produktion
Producers: Lixi Frank


Based on the story of her mother, Sybille Bauer accompanies three lives that are defined by an intimate connection between human and dog. And in doing so, tells of lost relationships — of separation and the attempt to take one’s life back into one’s own hands. A calendar slogan says that a dog is man’s best friend. This film reformulates this wisdom: for some people, a dog is the very best companion to regain one’s own power.

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