Peacock

A film by Bernhard Wenger
A 2023, 90 min.
in Development

Synopsis

 
Matthias is the head of a successful Rent-A-Friend agency: If you need company, want to improve your public appearance, or even manipulate someone – just rent a friend. Matthias plays every role his clients desire – like an actor – but in real life.
While he is a professional at pretending to be someone else, being himself is the real challenge. Out of character, Matthias is unable to feel real emotions anymore. When his girlfriend Sophia leaves him, Matthias goes in search of himself unleashing a chain reaction of absurd chaos.
 

Credits

 
Director, Script:
Bernhard Wenger

Photography:
Albin Wildner

Sound:
Ken Rischard 

Dramaturgical advise:
Wolfgang Widerhofer
 
Editing: 
Rupert Höller

Casting:
Eva Roth 
 
Executive Producer:
Michael Kitzberger

Producers:
Michael Kitzberger
Wolfgang Widerhofer
Nikolaus Geyrhalter
Markus Glaser

Production: 
NGF - Nikolaus Geyrhalter Filmproduktion GmbH 
 

With support of:

Österreichisches Filminstitut
Filmfonds Wien
La Résidence de la Cinéfondation, Festival de Cannes
 



Production