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The Winterwraith

A fantasy-themed mystery that delves into skepticism.
4/5

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Written and directed by Luka Sticker, ‘The Winterwraith’ is a short mystery film which is based on an old Corinthian folk tale. Set in present-day Austria, the film examines the legitimacy of the Winterwraith – a bitter old woman who is said to lurk in a rural cabin. The film stars Sandro Kaponig as Sam, Janoš Pušnik as Leo and Phillip Rascher as Ben. Additional cast include; Sebastijan Krušic and Zalika Steiner. An enchanting fantasy that will allure viewers by its imposing cinematography and narrative suspense.

The 12-minute short opens in a pokey rural pub where Leo recounts a tale of a sighting to Sam and Ben. In dispute of the mythical woman’s existence, Sam embarks on a solo adventure to one of the cabins. The narrative explores themes of skepticism and trepidation with a comical underbelly.

Luka Sticker has crafted a captivating short that is brushed-up with a stellar young cast. Narrative aside, the technicality is truly breath-taking with picturesque cinematography and drone footage – high praise to David Krautzer and Simeon Rutter. Adept scene transitions aid the flow of the entire film – enhancing the fantasy-themed viewing experience. Post-production, sound and lighting are equally commendable. A charming film that is more than just pleasing to the eye – witty dialogue and narrative tension will keep viewers engaged and entertained. Highly recommended.

Brief Synopsis

Leo calls his friends Sam and Ben to tell them a strange story. A hunter claims to have sighted the Winter-wraith. Sam, amused rather than frightened by the story, decides to go look for her.
The Winterwraith

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Director(s): Luka Sticker
Writer(s): Luka Sticker
Cast: Janoš Pušnik, Phillip Rascher, Sandro Kaponig, Sebastijan Krušic, Zalika Steiner
Producer(s): David Krautzer, Janoš Pušnik, Luka Sticker
Director of Photography: David Krautzer, Simeon Rutter
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Runtime: 12 min

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The Winterwraith

A fantasy-themed mystery that delves into skepticism.
4/5

Review

Written and directed by Luka Sticker, ‘The Winterwraith’ is a short mystery film which is based on an old Corinthian folk tale. Set in present-day Austria, the film examines the legitimacy of the Winterwraith – a bitter old woman who is said to lurk in a rural cabin. The film stars Sandro Kaponig as Sam, Janoš Pušnik as Leo and Phillip Rascher as Ben. Additional cast include; Sebastijan Krušic and Zalika Steiner. An enchanting fantasy that will allure viewers by its imposing cinematography and narrative suspense.

The 12-minute short opens in a pokey rural pub where Leo recounts a tale of a sighting to Sam and Ben. In dispute of the mythical woman’s existence, Sam embarks on a solo adventure to one of the cabins. The narrative explores themes of skepticism and trepidation with a comical underbelly.

Luka Sticker has crafted a captivating short that is brushed-up with a stellar young cast. Narrative aside, the technicality is truly breath-taking with picturesque cinematography and drone footage – high praise to David Krautzer and Simeon Rutter. Adept scene transitions aid the flow of the entire film – enhancing the fantasy-themed viewing experience. Post-production, sound and lighting are equally commendable. A charming film that is more than just pleasing to the eye – witty dialogue and narrative tension will keep viewers engaged and entertained. Highly recommended.

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Brief Synopsis

Leo calls his friends Sam and Ben to tell them a strange story. A hunter claims to have sighted the Winter-wraith. Sam, amused rather than frightened by the story, decides to go look for her.
The Winterwraith

Credits

Director(s): Luka Sticker
Writer(s): Luka Sticker
Cast: Janoš Pušnik, Phillip Rascher, Sandro Kaponig, Sebastijan Krušic, Zalika Steiner
Producer(s): David Krautzer, Janoš Pušnik, Luka Sticker
Director of Photography: David Krautzer, Simeon Rutter
Animation:

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Year:
Runtime: 12 min
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