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

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Ägyptische Finsternis
Feature Film, AT 2002, Farbe, 66 min., dOF
Diagonale 2019

Director, Script: Ludwig Wüst
Cast: Michaela Conrad, Hani Amr Abdullah, Mohammed Kosa, Ludwig Wüst
Camera: Raffael Kinzig
Editor: Samuel Käppeli
Location Sound: Samuel Käppeli


Ägyptische Finsternis, based on “Der Fall Franza” by Ingeborg Bachmann, is the description of an odyssey with no return home. The film tells of the escape of a young woman from her middle-class life. The journey into the desert becomes an inner journey of a gradual fading.

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