In autumn, overripe things fall. And similarly, there seems to be no certainty for the relationships between the protagonists of 1 Verabredung im Herbst. Yet at the same time, Sebastian Brauneis stages the complexity of feelings and interpersonal relationships with an uncommon lightness.
Divided mainly into a series of sometimes too predictable gags, Love Machine suffers a lot from a weak screenplay, whose twists can already be easily imagined after only a few minutes. Despite the charisma of the talented Thomas Stipsits in the leading role.
3freunde2feinde wants to tell in particular the workers’ uprising and the ‘takeover’ by three long-time friends. In order, then, to remain coherent with what he has staged, Sebastian Brauneis decided to realise his film with a very limited budget (just under €2,500). Still, passion is evident.