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Homophobia

Country: Austria, Language: German, 23 mins

  • Director: Gregor Schmidinger
  • Writer: Gregor Schmidinger
  • Producer: David Arvidson; Alois Ecker

CGiii Comment

Intense, accomplished and deeply moving.

The cruelty, the kindness and the boy's exhaustion will have have the hardest hearts snap.

Cry uncontrollably...seldom will you see such emotion contained within a short film.

Perfection.


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Homophobia from Gregor Schmidinger on Vimeo.

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The(ir) Blurb...

An adolescent boy, who serves the military forces, experiences homosexual feelings towards one of his comrades. The suppressed conflict bubbles up during their last night at the border, socially isolated and armed with loaded weapons.

Cast & Characters

Michael Glantschnig as Michael;
Josef Mohamed as Raphael;
Günther Sturmlechner as Jürgen;
Harald Bodingbauer as Commanding Officer