THE MOTION OF STARS WITH
ULRICH REINTHALLER LENA MADSEN CINEMATOGRAPHY PATRICK WALLY SOUND MARKUS WITTERSHAGEN MAKE-UP BETTINA STARY COSTUME DESIGN JOËL MACHER PRODUKTION DESIGN CLEMENS RITSCHKA EDITING BARBARA SEIDLER SOUNDDESIGN JOHANNES SCHELLHORN PRODUCED BYCLARA MARIA BACHER DIRECTED BY JAN PRAZAK-ZOUFALY
„Awe sets the star’s face aglow Stars are like humanity Since always and for eternity Only they do not know.“
SYNOPSIS Eight-year-old Lena is fascinated by space; her favorite book describes the secret connection between people and stars. As a solar eclipse nears, her father takes her to watch the event. The true meaning of the lines from Lena‘s book becomes clear when the rare spectacle of nature changes the lives of father and daughter forever.
CAST & CREW Lena Michael Man in staircas Woman with newspaper Man with a headache Young woman in subway
LENA MADSEN ULRICH REINTHALLER RAINER DOPPLER MARTINA SPITZER AARON FRIESZ VIVIENNE CAUSEMANN
Screenwriter and Director JAN PRAZAK-ZOUFALY Director of photography PATRICK WALLY Producer CLARA MARIA BACHER Editor BARBARA SEIDLER Sound MARKUS WITTESHAGEN Production design CLEMENS RITSCHKA Make up BETTINA STARY Costume design JOËL MACHER
JAN PRAZAK-ZOUFALY Screenwriter & Director
Jan Prazak, born in 1991, grew up in Vienna. At 17 years old he won the „Verdrängen, Vergessen, Verzeihen“ literature price. His text „Der Mann aus der Zukunft“ was then performed at the „Theater in der Josefstadt“ with Karl Markovics in the leading part. He studied German Studies and went on to study directing at the Film Academy Vienna in 2011, under the lead of Michael Haneke. His short films have been shown at numerous international festivals.
2018: Alex- Documentary, in Post Production, Director (ca. 70 min.) 2018: The Motion Of Stars- Screenplay, Director (13 min.) 2016: Tree Trunks In The Snow- Screenplay, Director, (20 min.) 2015: Der letzte Abend- Screenplay, Director (8 min.) 2014: Forest Of Echoes (Director: Maria Luz Olivares-Capelle)- Assistant Director 2013: Segne, was du uns bescheret hast- Short Documentary, Director (5 min.) 2013: Der lange Abschied – Screenplay, Director (6 min.) 2013: Wahn – Screenplay, Director (9 min.) 2012: Amsterdam. – Screenplay, Director (10 min.) 2011: Weiter- Screenplay, Director (10 min.) 2010: Zug fährt ab- Screenplay, Director ( 32 min.)
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS Running time: 13:08 Format: DCP, ProRes, Color, 2k, 5.1 Audio Dialogue: German with englisch subtitles
CONTACT SCREENWRITER & DIRECTOR Jan Prazak +4369917273854 [email protected]
Lerchengasse 15/25 1080 Vienna Austria
PRODUCER Clara Maria Bacher +43 676 5284894 [email protected]
Eslarngasse 20/17 A-1030 Vienna Austria