On the Edge

A film by Matteo Sanders
Country: Austria
Year: 2022
Length: 19'

Stills/Poster/Portrait director

Two brothers decide to take one last hike on a mountain in the Alps where they share many family memories. Yet during the ascent, Paul’s condition worsens and a sudden change in weather tests his physical strength. As they search for shelter, it becomes clear to Felix that the future, much like the mountain, will challenge them and their relationship.

1. Diagonale - Festival of Austrian Film (Austria, April 2022)
2. Palm Springs Shortsfest (USA, June 2022)
3. Filmfestival Kitzbuehel (Austria, August 2022)
4. Festival of Nations (Austria, September 2022)
5. DRAMA International Short Film Festival (Greece, September 2022)
6. Kurz.Film.Zuckerl (Austria, October 2022) - Jury Price
7. EnergaCAMERIMAGE (Poland, November 2022)
8. Montainfilmfestival (Austria, November 2022) -  Honorable mention
9. FIFMA - Festival International du Film de Montagne d'Autrans (France, November 2022)
10. 47th Cleveland International Film Festival (USA, April, 2023)
11. Julian Dubuque Festival (USA, April 2023)
12. Cinema Talks (Austria, May 2023)
13. Leuven DisABILITY Film Festival (Belgium, May 2023)
14. Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2023 (Japan, June 2023)
15. IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival (Bulgaria, June 2023)
16. Portobello Film Festival (United Kingdom, September 2023)

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Director: Matteo Sanders
Screenplay: Matteo Sanders, Tobias Resch
Producer: Shoshana R. Aschauer, Marija Burtscher  
Cinematographer: Konrad Milan
Sound recording: Lisa Puchner
Sound design: Valentin Königshofer
Editor: Julia Sternthal
Production design: Flora Besenbaeck
Color correction: Bernhard Schlick
Title design: Nora Swoboda
Costume: Paul Göbel