You Will Never Understand This

  • Austria
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Vienna. Three elderly ladies are sitting at the table with cakes and coffee. But when it comes to questions about the past, a seemingly ordinary family meeting turns to a strategy of telling stories and being silent.
Recalling the past moves on diagonals of social and political contexts: had the history of the 20th century been different, would we have behaved differently, too? The director's relatives have each different memory of the war: one survived Auschwitz, the second was helping socialists in the resistance movement, and the third kept quiet about the brown power as most people in Austria did.


  • Original title
    Das wirst du nie verstehen
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Anja Salomonowitz
  • DOP
    Leena Koppe
  • Editing
    Anja Salomonowitz
  • Music
    Sami Zeciri
  • Sound
    Markus Moll
  • Duration
    52 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Austria
  • Colour
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