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Feature Film, AT 2020, Farbe, 93 min., OmeU
Diagonale 2021

Director: Ulrike Kofler
Script: Ulrike Kofler, Sandra Bohle, Marie Kreutzer
Cast: Lavinia Wilson, Elyas M'Barek, Anna Unterberger, Lukas Spisser, Iva Höpperger, Fedor Teyml
Camera: Robert Oberrainer
Editor: Marie Kreutzer
Location Sound: Claus Benischke-Lang
Sounddesign: Karim Weth, Nils Kirchhoff
Production Design: Gerald Freimuth
Costumes: Monika Buttinger
Additional Credits: Tonmischung: Alexander Koller Maske: Birgit Beranek, Christina Baier Casting: Rita Waszilovics
Producers: Alexander Glehr, Johanna Scherz
Production: Film AG


The only thing missing for happiness in the lives of Alice (Lavinia Wilson) and Niklas (Elyas M’Barek) is a child. After artificial insemination fails, the couple travels to Sardinia on holiday. When a lively Tyrolean family with two children moves into the house next door, the holiday turns into a test of the couple’s relationship. Austria’s submission for an Oscar 2021 is a sensibly told drama about a relationship on the edge, and a life in which the supposedly most natural thing in the world does not avail.

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