Original title: Im engsten Kreis
Director: Julia Reiter
Running time: 29 min
Language: German + English subtitles
A young horse trainer tries to win the favour of a new arrival who has not yet developed trust in her due to its young age. At the same time, the owner of the stable assigns her the task of training a new colleague. Just like an animal, it is not easy for a human being to find her way in an unfamiliar situation, and the main protagonist seems to suddenly enter a vicious circle of her own uncertainties and limitations. A story about competition, communication problems and the fear of being replaced.
Julia Reiter grew up in Marbach, Lower Austria. During her studies of philosophy and sociology at the University of Vienna, she completed various internships in journalism. Since 2014 she has been studying writing and dramaturgy with Götz Spielmann at the Vienna Film Academy and since 2016 directing with Michael Haneke.
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