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

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Short Documentary Film, AT 2018, Farbe, 60 min.
Diagonale 2018

Director: Catrin Freundlinger
Script: -
Camera: -
Editor: -
Additional Credits: Realisation: Catrin Freundlinger Anna Lehner Mathias Seebacher Mareike Müller Stephan Podest
Production: Filmakademie Wien


In elegant nonchalance, Nicol moves from one bar to the next, traversing the sports hall in back handsprings, nearly ying. Nicol is twelve years old and an artistic gymnast. Tokyo is a portrait of her, focusing on what is also at the center for Nicol: Training six days a week for the next medal at a competition, dreaming of the Olympics, and devo­tion to the exercise.

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