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Europe & Francophonie 2

Monday 5 | 2pm

Wednesday 7 | 4pm


In her desperate search for sleep Eva (17) does everything to stay the night at other peoples houses where she watches others while sleeping. When being awake through the nights, Eva takes us to the backside of normal life at the same time forcing her family and friends to develop a different perspective on what they thought is "normal“.

Production :

Filmakademie Wien - Website

Distribution :

Lemonade FIlms - Website

Director(s) :
Magdalena Chmielewska

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Magdalena Chmielewska

Director and screenwriter based in Vienna, schooled at the Austrian State School of Film and Television – Filmakademie Wien. Her films traveled to numerous international festivals and won many awards, including the FIRST STEPS AWARD and Max Ophüls Preis, the most important newcomer honors in the German speaking countries. Years of experience in contemporary dance and physical theatre complete her methods of working with actors. Beneficiary of the Austrian Federal Chancellery and Austrian Screenwriters Forum, Winner of the Pop Up Residency. Alumna of the Zürich Master Class and New Horizons Studio +.

23rd Off-Courts Trouville from September 2 to 10 2022

Useful information:

All festival activities are free and open to all.
The screenings are accessible free of charge on tickets
to be collected, on the day of the screening, at the reception of the festival locate next to the Casino Barrière.