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Outside Noise

Ted Fendt
Germany, South Korea (Republic Korea), Austria 2021
61min
OV w/ EN subtitles

One of the characters in CLASSICAL PERIOD, Ted Fendt’s previous film, suffers from insomnia. After reading all night, she wanders the streets and bumps into a friend. He asks, “Does it help?” She replies, “No, but it’s something to do.” This seems to be the origin story to OUTSIDE NOISE, a film about wandering and insomnia. Daniela can’t sleep, whether in New York, Berlin or Vienna. Mia has similar troubles, and Natascha seems to be quietly falling apart too. Is some outside noise keeping them in this half-vigilant, half-dormant state? We all know this noise, the heavy noise of empty days, it’s everywhere, like anxiety. The film seems to be a way of dealing with this state by means of beauty, light , and movement, based on the belief that to be fair is to be poetic. Like in CLASSICAL PERIOD, people here communicate by exchanging impressions of things other than themselves (people, books, cities, and ways of exploring them, theories, favorite museums, seasons, the moon), in order to create a world in common. Serge Daney said that we take care of the things we love, and they take care of us in return. This is one of those things. Maybe true friendship is the total absence of noise.
(Lucía Salas)

In the presence of Ted Fendt and Zsuzsanna Kiràly (producer), as well as actresses Daniela ZahlnerKatharina M. Grabner and Stefanie Zingl.

Ted Fendt: QUITTERS CAN’T BE CHOOSERS (2011, K), BROKEN SPECS (2012, K), TRAVEL PLANS (2013, K), GOING OUT (2014, K), SHORT STAY (2015), CLASSICAL PERIOD (2018)

Credits
  • Daniela Zahlner
  • Mia Sellmann
  • Natascha Manthe
  • Genevieve Havemeyer-King
  • Daniela Zahlner
  • Mia Sellmann
  • Ted Fendt
  • Johannes Schmelzer-Ziringer
  • Melissa Dullius
  • Sean Dunn
  • Daniel D’Errico
  • Sage Einarsen
  • Britni West
  • Jenny Lou Ziegel
  • Ted Fendt
Flaneur Films, Jeonju Cinema Project, KGP Filmproduktion

Shellac

35 mm
Farbe
Sun 24 Oct
16:00
Metro, Historischer Saal
OV w/ EN subtitles
Sat 30 Oct
19:00
Filmmuseum
OV w/ EN subtitles
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