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IMG_4116A Christian asylum caretaker in Vienna who cares about obeying the rules more than anything else is put to the test by a rebellious refugee. / In a remote, provinical Austrian town four rowdy teenaged friends establish an escort organisation to protect young women from the allegedly wicked asylum seekers and thus only cause more trouble. / An art professor adopts an unaccompanied underaged refugee and misunderstands the boundaries between assistance and forced assimilation. / A young volunteer travels to Greece with the hope of helping and changing something, but soon comes to realise that what she can do is nothing more than a drop in the ocean.

A film told from the perspective of four Austrians with different attitudes towards the "refugee crisis".


David Clay Diaz


1989 born in Asuncion, Paraguay
Writer, director und producer

+studied philosophy at the University of Vienna
+studied direction at University of Television and Film Munich

His graduation film „Agonie“, where he acted as director, script writer and producer in personal union, celebrated world premiere at the 66th Berlinale and was nominated for „Best Debut Film“. Zorro Film Distribution will launch „Agonie“ in cinemas in fall 2016. David Clay Diaz received the Kulturpreis Bayern 2016 for „Agonie“ as graduation film.

DRAMA | A - in preparationvon / by David Clay Diaz