Austria 2022 – Director: Samira Ghahremani – Original language: English, German – Subtitles: English, German

“Goodbye, forever!” Gerhard, a stoic Vienna retiree afflicted by a mystery illness, goes for broke and moves to Chiang Mai to live with Amy, a flamboyant taxi driver, and her family. He has sold his house and is ready to take on the future. What unfolds next is no sickly sweet romance but a smart, sensitive chronicle of an emotional roller coaster ride.

Writer: Samira Ghahremani. Camera: Samira Ghahremani. Sound: Matthias Ermert, Viktoria Grohs. Editing: Esther Fischer. Music: Lukas Lützow. Production: Universittät der Angewandten Kunst - Abteilung Musik, Film und Fernsehen. Producer: Samira Ghahremani, Gwendolyn Meisinger. Length: 73 min. International Sales: sixpackfilm.


Samira Ghahremani was born in Vienna and studied media technology in St. Pölten. With more than ten years of professional experience as an editor, GOOD LIFE DEAL is her feature film debut as a cinematographer and director at the Film Academy in Vienna.


MATTER OUT OF PLACE, AT 2023, 106 min. (Editing)
VOLTAGE, AT 2017, 16 min.

Nominated for the Student Award

The Student Award of DOK.fest München presents outstanding documentary films by students of German-speaking film schools. The films are nominated for the megaherz Student Award, worth 3,000 Euros.


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