das probespiel | the audition



Sarah (30) is a gifted cellist. despite her talent, she still has to play at smaller events.

in one of these unloved appearances at a wedding, she unexpectedly meets Jürgen, her ex-boyfriend – the groom. the two evade each other. old memories of the once common life come up. Sarah remembers the successful audition in France. how she won the audition and yet didn’t take the cello solo position for the sake of the relationship. It is still her secret.

bravely Sarah strokes her bow over the strings and processes the past. finally, she can find closure to the story and find herself again, while around her wedding is being celebrated.


22:25 min.

austria 2019

with Cécile Grüebler, Niklas Leifert, Daniel Auner, Swinta Gersthofer, Cornelia Köndgen, Tony Matzl

written and directed  by Guy Lichtenstein

camera Caroline Bobek

producer Lukas Rosatti

editor Alexander Rauscher

studio & location sound recordings Benedikt Palier & Jon H. Geirfinnsson


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