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Liebesträume

Short Film (Full Length) – 1997

PG
Parental Guidance

Florian Habicht shot Liebesträume ('love dream' in German) on a windup Bolex 16mm camera. His decision to record the dialogue separately enhances the surreal feel of this tale of suburban desire. A paper boy is invited in for a glass of milk by an elderly man (played by Habicht's father, photographer Frank Habicht). Then Frank's alluring partner Donna enters the scene. Habicht rejects traditional narrative in favour of juxtaposition and dark humour. The film is not to be confused with Habicht's 2000 feature Liebesträume - The Absurd Dreams of Killer Ray, about late entertainer Killer Ray.

I shot the film myself on a windup Bolex 16mm camera in 1997 and can still remember having to jump into a dark cupboard every 20 minutes to change the film!
– Florian Habicht on making Liebesträume, Vice website, 20 March 2010

Key Cast & Crew

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Kezia Barnett

Lighting and makeup

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Florian Habicht

Writer, Director, Editor

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Teresa Peters

As: Donna

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Marc Chesterman

Sound Design, Composer

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Janeen Page

Sets and Costumes

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Han Chua

As: Phone card collector

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