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Honorable Mention for “Sola” at Diagonale Graz FF

We are happy to announce that our short-film “SOLA” (director: Alexandra Makarova) received a Honorable Mention at the Diagonale Filmfestival in Graz.


Diagonale FF

more details also on the film’s website:

short synopsis:

Sola is the last survivor in Vienna – the city is hers. Without electricity or running water she lives a dreary routine. She strays around through abandoned homes – always in search of food and possible survivors. Yet there is no lack of necessities, but solitude drives her in an increasingly critical state. The only saving grace in their empty world is music.Every day she goes for one hour in a church to play the organ – even though she never had practice before. One day Sola makes a long-awaited discovery and hope lights for her again….

Melanie Mezzina, Larissa Sabitzer

written and directed by: Alexandra Makarová
cinematograpghy: Georg Weiss
editing: Lisa Geretschläger
sounddesign: Karoline T. Heflin
script supervision: Robert Buchschwenter
compositing: Werner Weitschacher
producers: Filip Antoni Malinowski, Jürgen Karasek, Alexandra Makarová, Georg Weiss, Sebastian Schmidl & Lisa Geretschläger

festivals & prizes:
world premiere: Edinburgh Film Festival, 2013
Diagonale FF Graz, 2014 (winner Honorable Mention)
Créteil Int’l Women’s Film Festival, 2014
Versi di Luce FF, 2014
Vienna International Shorts, 2014
La Pedrera Short Film Festival, 2014 (winner Best Actress for Melanie Mezzina)

Melanie Mezzina
karasek juergen

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