SynopsisKristina Schranz ventures out despite the lockdowns. In small circuits of the area where she lives, she discovers stories of everyday life.
The Coronavirus Crisis in South-Burgenland, the southernmost edge of Austria: uncertainty, stagnation, fear of emptiness – VAKUUM describes an in between state in the home region of the filmmaker to which the people are slowly getting used to. The longing for normality within the state of emergency carries absurd fruits and takes close to the abyss. Simultaneously it grants new and unexpected perspectives upon the old and familiar.
'The film presents the standstill and the new normal through a series of ironic and detached tableaux. A successful and quirky portrayal of society.' [KINOKINO-Filmagazin BR/3sat]