Stillstand

A Film by Bela Lukac

Synopsis

DEADLOCK

The elderly couple Berger is on the way to their holiday. Due to some tensions, their trip ends abruptly in a little village somewhere in Austria. They reached the dead end of their relationship. Two days they spend in their car. What happens to a marriage if no one retreats?

Director

  • Picture of Bela Lukac © Bela Lukac

    Bela Lukac

    Born and raised in Berlin, Germany. Studied politics and geography at the Freie Universität Berlin from 2001 to 2004. 2004 to 2007 Bachelor in Directing at the AFDA film school in Cape Town, South Africa. 2008 to 2015 Master's in Directing at Filmacademy Vienna, Austria.

Awards + Festivals

  • 36th FILMFESTIVAL MAX OPHÜLS PREIS (Short Film Program, Saarbrücken, Germany)January 19, 2015
  • 45th INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL FILMUNIVERSITY BABELSBERG (Competition, Germany)April 20, 2015
  • 39th MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Canada)September 2, 2015
  • 38th POITIERS FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, France) November 27, 2015
  • 29th FIPA – FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DE PROGRAMMES AUDIOVISUELS (Official Selection, France)January 19, 2016
  • 2nd ANOTHER INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USA)September 8, 2016
  • 22nd FILMSCHAU BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG (Official Selection, Stuttgart, Germany)November 30, 2016
  • 14th INTERNATIONAL SHORT & INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Dhaka, Bangladesh)December 3, 2016
  • *BEST ACTRESS*
    INDEPENDENT DAYS | 17Tth INTERNATIONAL FILMFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Karlsruhe, Germany)April 5, 2017

Crew

Screenplay
Andreas Schiessler
Producer
Martin Maier
Director
Bela Lukac
Director of Photography
Felix Striegel
Art Direction
Julien Weizenhöfer
Costume Design
Carola Pizzini
Sound
Andi Pils
Odo Grötschnig
Vinzenz Schwab
Daniel Soto
Editor
Matthias Halibrand
Sound Design
Christoph Kuchner
Norbert Bichler
Music
Guiseppe Verdi "Falstaff"

Details

Running Time
37:00
Shooting Format
2K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1:2,35 (Cinemascope)
Sound
DOLBY DIGITAL (5.1)

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0) 176 - 62965299

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

FILM SCHOOL, DISTRIBUTION & PRODUCTION

Filmakademie Wien - Filmacademy Vienna
Metternichgasse 12
1030 Vienna, Austria

43 (0) 171 – 1552902

filmakademie@mdw.ac.at
http://www.mdw.ac.at/filmakademie/de/

PRODUCER

Martin Maier Media e.U.
Geusaugasse 31/4
1030 Vienna, Austria

Tel. +43 (0) 699 - 1939 1007

office@martinmaiermedia.com
www.martinmaiermedia.com