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Short Film, AT 2012, Farbe, 19 min., OmdU
Diagonale 2012

Director: Christoph Kuschnig
Script: Karl Goldblat, Christoph Kuschnig
Cast: Vedran Kos, Tina Keserovic, Max Mayer, Andreas Patton, Peter Faerber u.a.
Camera: Felix Striegel
Editor: Christoph Kuschnig, Brooke Seebold
Location Sound: Bernd Dormayer, Michael Schreiber, Wolfgang Mohaupt
Music: Bernd Dormayer
Sounddesign: Michael Plöderl, Bernd Dormayer
Production Design: Dominik Freynschlag, Sarah Sassen
Costumes: Otto Krause
Producers: Martin Maier
Production: Martin Maier Media


Biljana and Milo live in Austria illegally. With a newborn child, their stay in the country becomes financially impossible. As a last desperate solution they resort to a baby hatch, where they arrange for a stranger to abduct the child. The baby’s uncertain future becomes an unbearable ordeal for them. Moreover, the stranger’s desperate search for happiness that drove them to the illicit act will prove irreconcilable with the outside world.

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