Your Laughter (Dein Lachen) (Austria | 2017, 6 min)
Directed by: Falco Luneau
Barefoot the father sneaks in the middle of the night into his daughter’s bedroom. He lays down to her, touches her young body and abuses his own child. It ain’t the first time. She is regularly haunted at night-time by these torments. These experiences manifest - fear, shame, feelings of guilt, as well as persecution, become her daily companions. No matter where she goes and what she does. It affects the young girl’s entire social environment. In school, she behaves differently from the others, and she experiences the cruelty of bullying and is neither heard nor seen by her mother. On the contrary! The girl is ignored, despised and rejected by her, although she knows about all. The kid is all alone.