Diagonale
Festival of Austrian Film
April 5–10, 2022, Graz

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Der Taucher
Feature Film, AT 2019, Farbe, 94 min., dOF
Diagonale 2020

Director, Script: Günter Schwaiger
Cast: Franziska Weisz, Alex Brendemühl, Julia Franz Richter, Dominic Marcus Singer
Camera: David Azcano
Editor: Günter Schwaiger, Martin Eller
Location Sound: Miguel Rejas
Music: Roland Hackl
Sounddesign: Bernhard Maisch
Production Design: Cristina Guisado Garcia
Costumes: Esther Sancho
Additional Credits: Maske: Regina Breitfellner
Producers: Günter Schwaiger, Lukas Stepanik
Production: Günter Schwaiger Filmproduktion
Co-production: Extrafilm

 

The Diagonale’20 was cancelled due to official measures to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Irene lives with her daughter Lena on Ibiza, separated from her husband, the famous musician Paul. Court proceedings are forthcoming against Paul for repeated domestic violence. To protect his career and reputation, he subtly and insistently tries to pressure Irene back into a state of dependence. Between precise study and abysmal thriller, Der Taucher outlines what happens when patterns of violence are handed down.