Peng

A Film by Martin Thaler

Synopsis

To gain Alexandra’s love, a therapist inadvertently finds himself forced to euthanize his beloved turtle. Rainer is determined to accept the challenge, yet he can’t find it within him to shoot at his pet. As he is about to give up, he finds help from a foreigner, whom he mistakes for a terrorist.

Director

  • Picture of Martin Thaler © Peter von Felbert

    Martin Thaler

    Martin Thaler, born and raised in South Tyrol. After his master's degree in political sciences and publicism he graduated as a actor at Konservatorium Vienna. As of recent director, scriptwriter and actor in Munich.

Awards + Festivals

  • BOLZANO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bolzano, Italy)April 10, 2019
  • INNSBRUCK FILM FESTIVAL (Prize of the University of Innsbruck, Inssbruck, Austria)May 29, 2019
  • *DOLOMITALE SHORT FILM AWARD*
    DOLOMITALE FILMFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Val Gardena, Italy)September 18, 2019
  • PULCINELLA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Naples, Italy)December 22, 2019
  • 21st LANDSHUT SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (DACH Competition, Landshut, Germany)March 27, 2020
  • INTERCONTINENTAL FILMF FESTIVAL 2020 (Official Selection, New York, USA)March 29, 2020
  • 43rd INT'L GRENZLAND-FILMTAGE (Official Selection, Selb, Germany)April 16, 2020
  • 8th PRATO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Prato, Italy)May 4, 2020
  • 27th RÜSSELSHEIMER FILMTAGE (Official Selection, Rüsselsheim, Germany)June 5, 2020
  • 11th ONE COUNTRY ONE FILM INT'L FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Apchat, France)June 6, 2020
  • 5th DOC SUNBACK FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Mulvane, Kansas, USA)June 18, 2020
  • 4th TASHORTFEST (Official Selection, Barcelona, Spain)July 25, 2020
  • 17th INDY FILM FEST (Official Selection, Indianapolis, USA)August 13, 2020
  • 3rd PORTO FEMME - INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Porto, Portugal)October 6, 2020
  • *BEST COMEDY SHORT*
    5th FESTIVAL DE CINE INDEPENDIENTE DE TRUJILLO (Official Selection, Trujillo, Perú)October 9, 2020
  • 6th FRANKLY FILM FEST (Official Selection, Cincinnati, USA)October 9, 2020
  • 6th FUSION - SOUTH EUROPE INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Valencia, Spain)October 17, 2020
  • TWIN TIERS INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, New York, USA)October 30, 2020
  • 12th CORTI A PONTE (Official Selection, Venice, Italy)November 1, 2020
  • 4th AARETALER KURZFILMTAGE (Official Selection, Münzingen, Berne, Switzerland)November 13, 2020
  • 9th SHORT FILM BREAKS (Official Selection, Dudu, Romania)December 7, 2020
  • 2nd UNDER THE STARS FILM FEST (Finalist for Best Comedy, Bari, Italy)January 18, 2021

Crew

Director
Martin Thaler
Screenplay
Martin Thaler
Producer
Verena Ranzi, Takt Film
Director of Photography
Martin Rattini
Art Direction
Zita Pichler, Sara Pergher
Costume Design
Nastassja Kinspergher
Sound
Patrick Bruttomesso
Editor
Verena Ranzi
Sound Design
David Wasielewski
Music
Philipp Fabian Kölmel

Cast

Alexandra
Anna Unterberger
Rainer
Martin Thaler
Polizist
Thomas Mraz
Peng
Altamasch Noor
Polizistin
Sarah Born

Details

Running Time
15 minutes
Shooting Format
4K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1:1.85
Sound
5.1

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

PRODUCER

Takt Film
Verena Ranzi

+39 334 399 9426
http://www.taktfilm.com/

DIRECTOR

Martin Thaler
+49 (0)163 294 5380

dermartinthaler@gmail.com
http://www.martinthaler.com/