EMILY MUST WAIT

EMILY MUST WAIT
photo © Eva Dürholt

When Europe turns to chaos, Emily must hold out in her apartment in hope of reuniting with her loved one. The promise to wait becomes increasingly difficult to keep, as desperation grows and hope dwindles.


Christian Wittmoser graduated from the Karlsruhe University of Art and Design and continued with Master Studies at the Kassel School of Art and Design in 2010. His short films include STRANGERS WE MEET (2012), which screened at numerous international festivals, and EMILY MUST WAIT (2016). Working as a sound designer, his credits include the short films THE OLD MAN AND THE BIRD (2015), IN THE DISTANCE (2015), and LONG DISTANCE RUNNER (2015).
Genre Drama
Category Short
Year of Production 2016
Director Christian Wittmoser
Cinematography Eva Dürholt
Cast Julia Jütte, Daniele Nonnis, Till-Ulrich Herber
Producers Christian Wittmoser, Svenja Matthes
Production Company Kunsthochschule Kassel
Length 12 min
Format DCP, color, 16:9
Original Version
 English, German
Subtitled Version English
Festivals Warsaw 2016, Cambridge 2016, Sitges 2016, Calgary 2016, Hof 2016, Tirana 2016, Biberach 2016, Braunschweig 2016, Dokfest Kassel 2016, ECU European Independent FF 2017, Go Short Nijmegen 2017, Nashville 2017, Short Shorts Tokyo 2017, Leiden Short Film Experience 2017, Riga IFF 2ANNAS 2017
Awards Golden Beaver Best Short Film Biberach 2016, Golden Hercules Kassel 2016, Audience Award Nijmegen 2017, Best Fiction International Short Film Competition Riga 2017

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Christian Wittmoser
cwittmoser@gmx.de