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  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

A dancer as filmmaker refrains from superfluous movement in a villa in Brittany, giving way to an individual as well as social state described by the French philosopher Paul Virilio as "polar inertia".

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: O

    Directed by: Paul WENNINGER

    Born in 1966 in Vienna, Paul Wenninger is a dancer, choreographer, stage designer and musician. In 1999, he co-founded Kabinett ad Co., a working platform for artists of various disciplines. "Trespass", his first venture in filmmaking, travelled the globe at festivals and earned him many awards, including the Distinction for a First Film at Annecy 2013. His next film "Uncanny Valley" won 14 awards and was selected at over 70 festivals, including Annecy 2015.

    Country: Austria, France

    Year of production: 2021

    Running time: 05 min

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: pixilation

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Teens, Adults, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Paul WENNINGER

    Production: KABINETT AD CO., Paul WENNINGER

    Distribution: SIXPACKFILM, Jonida LACI