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Das schaurige Haus
The Scary House
Daniel Geronimo Prochaska
It’s a cultural shock, when Hendrik (16) moves with his mother and brother Eddi (8) from Germany to a small village in Carinthia. The locals speak an incomprehensible dialect and there seems to be something wrong with the house as well. Eddi begins to sleepwalk, Hendrik is haunted by creepy nightmares and their mother despairs more and more. After initial difficulties Hendrik makes friends with nerdy Fritz and brisk Ida. Together they track down the secret of the eerie house.
|Director(s):||Daniel Geronimo Prochaska|
|Writer(s):||Timo Lombeck, Marcel Kawentel (based on the novel by Martina Wildner)|
|Key cast:||León Orlandianyi, Benno Roßkopf, Julia Koschitz, Marii Weichsler, Lars Bitterlich|
|Producers:||Gerald Podgornig, Thomas Hroch, Gudula von Eysmondt, Sabine Lamby|
June 6, 2021Gera (Deutsches Kinder Medien Festival “Goldener Spatz”)
|Awards (selection):||Audience Award for Best Youth Film Gera & Erfurt (Festival “Goldener Spatz”)|
«An adventure film with a scary factor.»
It’s a daring step for Sabine and her two sons, Hendrik and Eddie, moving from northern Germany to a village in the southernmost corner of Austria to begin a new life after the death of her husband. When their new house in Carinthia starts to display signs that invisible forces are at work, the boys find two courageous kids their own age in the village, and the gang of four set about exposing mysteries that have been hidden for years. THE SCARY HOUSE is Daniel Prochaska’s cinema debut, a striking bid to initiate younger audiences into horror movies with a light-hearted touch.