The Visit (Der Besuch) is an 8 minute tragic-comedy written and directed by Conrad Tambour. The film features the voices of famous Austrian actors such as Erni Mangold, Erwin Steinhauer, Klaus Ofczarek and Ingrid Burkhard. The direction of photography is also by Conrad Tambour who worked along with Jonas Jarvers and Michael Schulz for the animation. The music is by Axel Tenner. For the full credits click here.
This is the story of an old woman, who, to the horror of her son, is cooking up a meal in the middle of the night for her long-deceased friends. Fantasy, dream or reality? What is the difference? When people get old…
Conrad Tambour is an Austrian animation film director born in Vienna. He studied Animation at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg in Germany, from 2005 to 2010. His graduation film “The Visit” screened at more than 50 film festivals around the world and won more than 15 international film awards. In 2010 along with Johannes Schiehsl and Benjamin Swiczinsky, Conrad founded Neuer Österreichischer Trickfilm and from 2011 to 2014 they led the international TV series “Lilly the Witch”, which was broadcast in 2014 and 2015 on KIKA and ORF EINS. Neuer Österreichischer Trickfilm is a Viennese animation studio focusing on narrative animated films and the creation of authentic and intelligent animated characters for film and television.
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