Mein Bruder kann tanzen

Somewhere over the past several years, she lost her brother. With a joint film project, the director Felicitas Sonvilla hopes to win him back. On the road trip to the sites of their childhood, the camera is always there. The siblings are radically honest and ruthless in dealing intimately with their conflicts, ideas, and difficulties. Two hard-heads. What exactly was the problem again? (Diagonale '19)

Director's Biography
Felicitas Sonvilla
Felicitas Sonvilla was born in 1988, and grew up in Vienna, Brussels, Helsinki, Paris and Montpellier. She took theatre, film and media studies at University of Vienna, and studies of film and television documentary at HFF – Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film in Munich. Her documentary shorts were shown at many international film festivals. Her first fiction short premiered at Berlinale 2017.

Film Selection: Mein Bruder kann tanzen (2019, doc) - Tara (2017, short) - Hinterwelten (2014, mid-length doc, with Lion Bischof, Jonas Heldt) - Nacht Grenze Morgen (2013, doc short, with Tuna Kaptan)
Cinema Next Europe 2019
Felicitas Sonvilla
Austria / Germany 2019
color
61 minutes
German
OV with English subtitles

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Screenplay Felicitas Sonvilla
Cinematography Nina Wesemann
Editing Sebastian Schreiner
Sound/Sounddesign Silvius Sonvilla
Music Silvius Sonvilla
With Miriam Ohlmeier, Felicitas Sonvilla, Silvius Sonvilla, Nina Wesemann
Producer(s) Florian Brüning, Thomas Herberth
Production
Horse&Fruits Filmproduktion, Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München
World Sales
Horse&Fruits Filmproduktion
World Premiere
Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis 2019
Weltpremiere / World Premiere
Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis 2019

in cooperation with
Diagonale - Festival of Austrian Film