THE NATURE OF A TREE
2014, 8:17 min., HD, Colour
Text and direction:
Alexandra Mitterhuber, Elsa Mourlam, Tomas Novak, Moritz Matschke, Barbora Plachá, Magdalena Sams, Johannes Lakinger, Christa Wall, Oskar Meier
Review by Nicole Streitler
31. Dokfest Kassel, 2014
Crossing Europe Festival, 2014
Festival der Experimentellen, Linz, 2014
In a rush of text and images, the film deals with the early death
of Ödön von Horváth, who had been killed by a falling branch in
the moment of his greatest success.
„Elysée“, a fictional character, rummages with red gloves through a
suitcase containing photographs of the author.
„Spread open a second! Inside you will find the Bolero of a life.
Once you said: Biography, artistic work, anecdote. One, two,