A Swedish couple is on a wellness trip in the Austrian mountains, but after an argument, Aron’s girlfriend leaves, and slams the door behind her. Now, Aron is looking for his girlfriend but can’t find her anywhere. He dives into the bizarre world of the alpine wellness resort and drifts along until the question arises if Aron is looking for his girlfriend or really himself.


  • DIRECTOR /Bernhard Wenger
  • COUNTRY /Austria, Germany, Sweden
  • CATEGORIES /Short film
  • RUNTIME /23:11
  • YEAR /2018

Director Biography

Bernhard Wenger

Bernhard Wenger war born 1992 in Salzburg, Austria. After graduating high school he moved to Vienna, where he studied film theory and gained professional set experience. He was accepted to the Vienna Film Academy in 2014, and is currently pursuing degrees in both directing and production.

Bernhard’s last short films have been screened and won awards at prestigious film festivals like Nashville Film Festival, Palm Springs Film Festival, Chicago Film Festival, Uppsala Film Festival, Odense Film Festival, St. Louis Film Festival, Max Ophüls Award, etc. He has won over 70 international awards and in 2015, received the Award for Art and Culture in his hometown. His short KEEPING BALANCE was released online as a Vimeo Staff Pick in November 2017.


Aron: Rasmus Luthander
Arons Girlfriend, Ida: Anna Åström
Maya: Elli Tringou
Friendly Guy: Carl Achleitner


Written and Directed by : Bernhard Wenger
Director of Cinematography: Albin Wildner
Producers: Florian Bayer, Clara König, Bernhard Wenger
Editor: Rupert Höller
Original Score: Mario Fartacek
Sound: Florian Rabl & Ken Rischard
Production Design & Costumes: Antonio Semeraro