Still Life

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The shocking revelation concerning his long-secret obsession tears up the family‘s delicate fabric. The son blames himself, and he resolves to find out whether his father ever acted on his fantasies. Despite all uncertainties, their mother‘s reaction leaves no question as to what she thinks. The father ultimately has to find a way of coping with his shame and feelings of guilt.
 
Festivals: 

Rotterdam International Film Festival – selected for Bright Future programme; Festival de San Sebastian – Zabaltegi / Kutxa New Director‘s Award.

 

Sebastian Meise

Sebastian Meise was born in 1976. He studied painting and philosophy before switching to film directing at Vienna Film Academy. He made several shorts and feature documentary Outing. Still Life is his first feature fiction film.