ouest

 
As his everyday struggles seem to become overwhelming, Martin, a depressive young man, spontaneously leaves his home, never to come back. He follows an indistinct urge to go west. He meets Marie, a young hitchhiker. Taking her with him, they get to know each other. Although they seem very different, they help each other with their lifes.

Director's Biography
Michael Seidl: Michael Seidl, born in 1986, studied timebased and interactive media arts in Linz. Founder of the production company grauwerk. His works mostly focus on the question of how to cope with life. Film Selection: ouest (2020, mid-length) - Lay down (2017, short, CE'18) - circuit (2015, short, with Philipp Feichtinger, CE'16) 
Crossing Europe Extracts 2020
Michael Seidl
Austria 2019
color
29 minutes
German / English
OV with English subtitles
Screenplay Michael Seidl
Cinematography Michael Seidl
Editing Michael Seidl
Sound/Sounddesign Sophia Hochedlinger
Music Los Invasores
With Mathias Burgstaller, Maëlle Debelle, Philipp Feichtinger
Producer(s) PRODUCER Michael Seidl
Production
grauwerk
World Sales
grauwerk
World Premiere
Diagonale 2020
LOCAL ARTISTS – FICTION SHORTS / 80 MIN
OUEST
DAZWISCHEN / Inbetween
SING – FOLKSHILFE
RUDERN