Benny at 14: an upper middle class adolescence, absent parents most of the time, an effective void blurred in the world of video. Imperceptibly, without anyone noticing, Benny is changing. Slowly, the pictures he feeds on are overshadowing his sense of reality and his values. Benny meets a girl of his age, and invites her over for the week-end. His parents are away in the country. The nascent love story suddenly takes a fatal turn. The subsequent tragedy will leave the family irreparably shattered.
He was born in Munich and studied philosophy, psychology and theater in Vienna. He was a screenwriter for ARD TV channel. He writes and directs his films independantly. He directed plays in Germany and in Austria. 71 Fragments d’une chronologie du hasard is the third part of a work previously made of Der Siebente Kontinent and Benny’s Video which were shown at The Directors’ Fortnight. He wrote screenplays of three movies directed by Paulus Manker: Schmutz, Die Klavierspielerin and Der Kopf des Mohren.
Johann Sebastian Bach
PRODUCTION : Wega-Film Produktion G.m.b.H. VENTE A L’ETRANGER : ChristaSaredi World Sales