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Elephant in the Room ​
Fiction, 19'35 (CH) - premiere to be announced

Without understanding why, Irna senses that the relationship with her son Jago is getting more and more hopeless. She seeks comfort in her own world, where rubber doll Elias makes up her reality. While Irna holds on to this reality with all her might, Jago is desperately trying to make his mother understand.
 
A film investigating the borders of social taboos about denial, its consequences and the difficulties of accepting.

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Production:
​ZHdK in cooperation with Aalto University, Helsinki

Script and Directing: Chanelle Eidenbenz
Cinematography: Pascal Reinmann.
Montage: Florian Geisseler
Music: Tarek Schmidt
Sounddesign: Lotta Mäki

Cast: Doris Schefer, Johannes Hegemann, Sebastian Krähenbühl​​