Kristall

film type experimental film Production Country Germany production year 2006 runtime 14'00
screening format 35mm aspect ratio 1.85:1 sound format Dolby SR

The film creates a melodrama inside seemingly claustrophobic mirrored cabinets. Like an anonymous viewer, the mirror observes scenes of intimacy. It creates an image within an image, providing a frame for the characters.

director Matthias Müller, Christoph Girardet Original-Filmmusik / Original Score Christoph Girardet, Matthias Müller, Susanne Würmell Schnitt / Editing Christoph Girardet, Matthias Müller Tongestaltung / Sound Design Christoph Girardet, Matthias Müller, Susanne Würmell
Festivals
Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, Germany
Toronto International Film Festival, Canada
London International Film Festival, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Viennale Vienna International Film Festival, Wien, Austria
Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Sweden
Montreal Festival du nouveau cinéma, Canada
Festival de Cannes - Internationale Filmfestspiele von Cannes, France (Grand Prix Canal+ Best Short)
Distribution
  • LIGHT CONE
  • 157 Rue de Crimée
  • Atelier 105
  • 75019 Paris
  • Frankreich
  • +33 146 590153
  • http://www.lightcone.org

Matthias Müller

Born 1961 in Bielefeld;
makes films and videos since 1980;
Girardet and Müller successfully collaborate since their found footage work PHOENIX TAPES was commissioned by the Oxford Museum of Modern Art in 1999

Filmography
1990 Home Stories
1994 Alpsee
1998 Vacancy
2000 nebel
2001 Phantom
2004 Album
2016 Air

Christoph Girardet

Born 1966 in Langenhagen;
produces videos and installations since 1987;
Girardet and Müller successfully collaborate since their found footage work PHOENIX TAPES was commissioned by the Oxford Museum of Modern Art in 1999

Filmography
1991 Schwertkampf
1997 Release
2001 Scratch
2002 Absence
2004 Fiction Artists
2007 Pianoforte
2016 Synthesis