“An der Schwelle”
Facts & Figures
- Format: hybrid cinematic documentary
- Directed by: Fanny Bräuning
- Screenplay: Fanny Bräuning
- Production company: Fanny Bräuning Filmproduktion
A group of women from many cultures. Wives, mothers, older, younger, alone, with children. A common fate: having experienced massive violence in their marriages and relationships. Their paths now cross in a women’s shelter somewhere in Switzerland. In the no-man’s land between the end and a new beginningthe women slowly regain an idea of inner and outer security.
DEVELOPMENT SINCE SUPPORT ON LEVEL I
In stage 1, I did intensive research in women’s shelters. Safety aspects were clarified with specialist agencies and psychosocial services. For reasons of protection, I decided to have the protagonists played by actresses. Stage 2 involves writing the script with in-depth research and workshops with protagonists and actresses.