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Shortfilm “The Dam” by Nikolaus Müller in production

SHORT FILM, Austria, 2015, approx 40min
director: Nikolaus Müller
German title: Der Damm
status: pre-production/shooting

logline:
On a hike the long-term pair Catherine and Chris encounter a small, abandoned girl. The excursion becomes a sample for their relationship.

synopsis:
Catherine and Chris are a couple for years. To escape the city and the routines of everyday life, they make a trip to a dam surrounded by the landscape of the Alps. Soon tensions between the two are noticeable. But all discrepancies are forgotten when the two meet during the hike on an abandoned, 7-year old girl. When asked where her parents are, she does not answer. The events of the next few hours will show Catherine her true feelings about Chris.

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cast:
Sami Loris
Julia Schranz

team:
written/directed: Nikolaus Müller
director of photography: Roman Chalupnik
production manager: Daniela Scheidbach
producers: Nikolaus Müller, Filip Antoni Malinowski, Jürgen Karasek

shooting format: Epic 5K, Hawk Anamorphic

funding: Wien Kultur, Vorarlberg Kultur

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