• The Audition

    Directed by Guy Lichtenstein
    Austria | 22 minutes |

Even though she is exceptionally talented, Sarah is still stuck performing at small events. Today she is performing at the wedding of her ex, Jurgen. The former couple tries to stay out of each other’s way but old memories and sacrifices emerge anyway.


film details

Director: Guy Lichtenstein
Producers: Lukas Rosatti
Screenwriter: Guy Lichtenstein
Cinematographers: Caroline Bobek
Editor: Alexander Rauscher
Music: Cécile Grüebler, F. Tarrega, W.A. Mozart, J. Haydn, J. Pachelbel, A. Dvořák
Cast: Cécile Grüebler, Niklas Leifert, Daniel Auner, Swintha Gersthofer, Cornelia Köndgen
Original Language Title: Das Probespiel
Country: Austria
Language: In German, French, and English with English subtitles.
Year: 2019
Running Time: 22 minutes
Contact Email: guy.lichtenstein@gmail.com
Website: https://guylicht.com/das-probespiel-the-audition/

director biography

Guy Lichtenstein was born and raised in Tel Aviv. After his film theory studies at Tel Aviv University, he spent a year in the Sam Spiegel Film & TV School in Jerusalem. Between 2010 and 2014 he studied film directing under the supervision of the director Michael Haneke at the Institute for Film & TV of the University for Music and Performing Arts Vienna, where he is currently pursuing his Master's degree under the supervision of director Wolfgang Murnberger.

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