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Masking Threshold

Director
Johannes Grenzfurthner
Release Year
2021
Country
Austria
Original Title
Masking Threshold
Language
English
Film Type
Full Feature
Genre
  • Horror
Producers

Günther Friesinger
Jasmin Hagendorfer
Julianne Gabert
Johannes Grenzfurthner

Screenwriter
Johannes Grenzfurthner, Samantha Lienhard
Running Time
90 Min.
Conducting a series of experiments in his makeshift home-lab, a skeptic IT worker tries to cure his harrowing hearing impairment. But where will his research lead him? Masking Threshold combines a chamber play, a scientific procedural, an unpacking video, and a DIY YouTube channel while suggesting endless vistas of existential pain and decay. Glimpse the world of the nameless protagonist in this eldritch tale, which is by no means for the faint of heart.

Cast


Ethan Haslam (Protagonist)

Gallery


Director


Johannes manipulates people to positively respond to his lies and made-up realities, and he feeds off these emotions. He is an award-winning artist, filmmaker, author, and performer. He is the founder and artistic director of monochrom, an internationally acting art and theory group and film-production company. Boing Boing referred to him as a leitnerd, a wordplay that ironically hints at his role in nerd/hacker/art culture.