Der Damm

A Film by Nikolaus Müller

Synopsis

THE DAM
Catherine and Chris have been together for many years. To escape the city and the routines of their everyday life, they decide to go on a hiking trip. Amidst the dramatic setting of the Austrian Alps, their relationship is put to the test when they encounter an abandoned child halfway up the mountain.

Director

  • Picture of Nikolaus Müller © Nikolaus Müller

    Nikolaus Müller

    Nikolaus Müller was born in 1981 in Dornbirn, Austria. In 2007 he graduated from the University of Vienna in Communication and Film Studies. He has produced several short films, working as director, screenwriter and editor. He is currently developing his first feature film.

Awards + Festivals

  • 18th DIAGONALE FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Graz, Austria)March 19, 2015
  • 12th FESTIVAL DU CINÉMA DE BRIVE (Competition Medium-length film, France)April 14, 2015
  • 12th VIENNA INDEPENDENT SHORTS (Competition, Austria)May 27, 2015
  • 30th INTERNATIONAL FILMFESTIVAL OF VALENCIA CINEMA JOVE (Competition, Spain)June 19, 2015
  • 9th SHORTINI FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Italy)July 30, 2015
  • *PRESIDENT’S AWARD*
    5th NORTH CAROLINA FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, Raleigh, USA) September 5, 2016
  • 4th TETOVA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ODA (Competition, Macedonia)September 21, 2015
  • FILMFESTIVAL MÜNSTER 2015 (Competition, Germany)September 23, 2015
  • 2nd MEETINGS OF YOUNG EUROPEAN CINEMA (Competition, Bulgaria)October 1, 2015
  • 42rd FILM FEST GENT (Official Selection, Belgium)October 13, 2015
  • 16th IZMIR SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Off-Competition, Turkey)November 17, 2015
  • 18th MADURAI FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)December 6, 2016
  • 4th MUMBAI SHORTS INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)December 12, 2015
  • 27th ISTANBUL INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Turkey)February 3, 2016
  • 32nd INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL “SARAJEVO WINTER 2016” (Official Selection, Bosnia and Herzegovina)February 7, 2016
  • *PLATINUM REMI AWARD*
    49th ANNUAL WORLDFEST HOUSTON (Nominated for Remi Award (no Screening), Texas, USA) April 8, 2016
  • 10th HIGH DESERT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Nevada, USA)May 27, 2016
  • 4th SOTTO LE STELLE DELL'AUSTRIA (Official Selection, Rome, Italy)June 30, 2016
  • 21st PORTOBELLO FIM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, London, UK)September 1, 2016
  • *PRESIDENT'S AWARD*
    5th NORTH CAROLINA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Raleigh, USA)September 5, 2016

Trailer

Crew

Director, Screenplay & Producer
Nikolaus Müller
Co-Producer
Filip Antoni Malinowski, Jürgen Karasek (Soleil Film)
Director of Photography
Roman Chalupnik
Editor
Rolf Wütherich
Sound-Design
Horst Schnattler
Music
Florian Kindlinger

Details

Running Time
30:00
Shooting Format
RED Epic
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1:2.35
Sound
5.1

Contact

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