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FICTION / COMING SOON
Jakob is 17 years old, works at a slaughterhouse and struggles with a crippling anxiety disorder. After a chance encounter with a 26-year old stranger over a sex-cam chat, his journey to Nevrland begins.
|Language spoken:||English, German|
|Key cast:||Simon Frühwirth, Paul Forman, Josef Hader, Wolfgang Hübsch, Anton Noori, Carl Achleitner|
«What does being grown-up really mean?»
For his debut feature film Gregor Schmidinger has created a Nevrland between being a child and being grown-up, between reality and fantasy, between the genuine and the staged self. He sends his protagonists Jakob and Kristjan, offspring of Generation Y, into this world on a terrifying journey from the surface to their individual depths. A conversation with Gregor Schmidinger (director) and Ulrich Gehmacher (producer).