The Visible and the Invisible
Filmfest 2007

THE VISIBLE AND THE INVISIBLE Marquand and Maria are painters and lovers who live together. After Marquand wins an important prize, with a considerable amount of money attached, his creativity wanes. As Maria works on series of paintings, Marquand visits his friend Gregor, a horse breeder and philosopher, sleeps with the angelic Angie and visits his daughter Lucia several times. Marquand and Lucia, who have begun a tender affair, spend a few nights in a hotel on the coast where they agree not to speak a word. Maria, who has no idea, knows all the same. Their love is over. She abruptly stops work on her series, starts on a new painting titled 'The Visible and the Invisible', and goes back to her old lover, Gregor. Back from his short trip, Marquand paints a final painting, well aware that the 40 pills in his bottle of vodka will have the desired affect...

tags: Feature film

Cast: Guntram Brattia, Hannelore Elsner, Anna Kubin, Hansa Czypionka, Rufus Beck


Director: Rudolf Thome