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

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Lancia Thema
Innovative Cinema Short, AT 2005, Farbe, 17 min., ohne Dialog
Diagonale 2013

Director, Script, Cast, Editor: Josef Dabernig
Camera: Christian Giesser
Music: Vincenzo Bellini, Franz Schubert, Guiseppe Verdi
Sounddesign: Michael Palm
Producers: Josef Dabernig


Lancia Thema is a film of a trip along unfamiliar landmarks and with an unusual destination. The close­mouthed protagonist (Dabernig himself) passes through a deteriorating Mediterranean countryside in the eponymous sedan, then stops suddenly, gets out and takes a picture of his car.

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