Esel (Carry on)

Esel (Carry on)

Director: Rafael Haider

Cast: Haymon Maria Buttinger, Ingrid Burkhard, Karl Fischer

Screening time: 14.04.2016. 17:00

Screening location: Kino Tuškanac

Runtime: 23 min

Awards: "21th Palm Springs Int'l Short Fest, Palm Springs, USA ***Best of Festival Award*** 7thSan Jose International Short Film Festival, San Jose, USA ***Best Short Film*** 17th DIAGONALE, Graz, Austria ***Thomas-Pluch Script Prize for short and middle lenght Feature Films***"

Synopsis:

It is wintertime. The landscape is bare and grey. An isolated farm is located next to the woods. An old married couple lives there. Their life consists of every day activities which they are not capable of coping with any more and, furthermore, mostly of boredom. For his daily work the farmer has an old donkey to help him. When the pragmatic farmer learns that the death of his longtime companion is near, he notices that he loves the animal more than he can admit.

A parable about death and parting, a fairy tale for grown-ups.

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