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Feature Film, AT/DE 2017, Farbe, 97 min., OmeU
Diagonale 2018

Director: Barbara Albert
Script: Kathrin Resetarits
Cast: Maria Dragus, Devid Striesow, Lukas Miko, Katja Kolm, Maresi Riegner, Johanna Orsini-Rosenberg
Camera: Christine A Maier
Editor: Niki Mossböck
Location Sound: Dietmar Zuson
Music: Katharina Wöppermann
Sounddesign: Christian Conrad
Production Design: Katharina Wöppermann
Costumes: Veronika Albert
Additional Credits: Maske: Helene Lang Hammerklavier: Sonja Leipold Tonmischung: Alexander Koller
Producers: Michael Kitzberger, Wolfgang Widerhofer, Martina Haubrich, Nikolaus Geyrhalter, Markus Glaser, Gunnar Dedio
Production: NGF Nikolaus Geyrhalter Filmproduktion
Co-production: Looks Filmproduktionen (DE)


Resi, an 18-year-old blind pianist is seen as a wunderkind in fine Viennese society between Rococo and the Enlightenment. At the age of three, she suddenly lost her eyesight. When the doctor and magnetist Franz Anton Mesmer begins to treat the artist with his novel methods, she seems to gradually regain her vision. But as her ability to see increases, her virtuosity diminishes—a fact that plunges the musician and her family into a serious crisis.

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