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FIDIBUS


(Abracadabra / Wishaway)
Klara von Veegh

Austria
2021, HD, col., 21’
v.o. tedesca / German o.v.

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Sceneggiatura / Screenplay: Klara von Veegh. Fotografia / Photography: Aram Baroian. Montaggio / Editing: Matthias Halibrand. Musica / Music: Johannes Molz. Suono / Sound: Bernhard Maisch. Scenografia / Art Director: Momo Ehegartner. Costumi / Costume Designer: Carola Pizzini. Interpreti / Cast: Agnes Veegh, Elias Veegh, Simon Schwarz, Clarissa S. Brandeis, Renate Meschuh. Produzione / Produced by: Cataract Vision. Con il sostegno di / Supported by: MA7 Stadt Wien Kultur, Cine Art – Land Steiermark, Land Niederösterreich, Filmcommission Graz.

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An act of violence forces a young mother and her 3-year-old son to flee across wintry Austria. On her journey she has to face responsibility and eventually realizes that we all leave traces in the lives of others, whether we want or not.

I needed authentic, psychologically realistic acting … I started looking for the best possible cast for this story. I found them in my sister Agnes and her son Elias. I had wanted to work with both of them for a long time and I am very grateful that Agnes gave us the opportunity to observe the authentic connection to her son and to be able to record it…” (K. von Veegh)

Klara von Veegh
Producer, director, painter and screenwriter Klara von Veegh was born in 1984 in Vienna, where she currently lives and works. She graduated from the University of Regensburg with a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature. Wishaway is her debut short film; the film premiered at Diagonale and then presented at Oldenburg (Germany) and Brest (France) film festivals.

2021 Fidibus (Wishaway) cm / sf; Premi /Awards: Diagonale, Festival of Austrian Films –  Premio Thomas Pluch alla sceneggiatura / Thomas Pluch Screenplay Award