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Liebling

MEDIUM LENGTH FILM
Austria, approx. 40min
status: in postproduction

“Liebling” is the story of a couple facing the ruins of what used to be a happy relationship. Tamara is intending on finally breaking up with Hans. Spending a last weekend together they clash with each other once again; letting them clearly know why their relationship failed. But at the same time they have to realize that going separate ways is harder than they had ever thought…

director: Sebastian Schmidl

cast: Andreas Kiendl, Anna Rot, Johannes Thanheiser, Andreas Patton, Melanie Mezzina
DoP: Georg Weiss
editing: Lisa Geretschläger
production manager: Alexandra Makarová
set manager: Tina Tiefnig
producers: Alexandra Makarová, Georg Weiss, Sebastian Schmidl, Lisa Geretschläger
co-producers: Jürgen Karasek, Filip Antoni Malinowski

Festivals (8):

National Premiere: Diagonale 2015,
International Premiere: Max Ophüls Filmfestival 2016

Sehsüchte Berlin 2016
9th Philadelphia Independent Filmfestival
Lucania Filmfestival Matera
La Cabina Festival Internacional de Mediometrajes Valencia – Prize for Best Script
Kyoto International Student Filmfestival- Grand Prix Best Film & Audience Award
Filmz – Festival des deutschen Kinos Mainz – Best Film Prize

nominated for First Steps Award 2015

funding: Austrian Minisitry of Culture and Arts (BKA), Land Steiermark Kultur, Stadt Wien Kultur, Land Niedeösterreich Kultur

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