psychological horror film | Achmed Abdel-Salam | AT | 2023 | 90 min
Release: 14.04.2023

After the death of her estranged father, Michi, a dry alcoholic, must take care of his estate. In her parents' old house, she comes across a strange child's drawing, conjuring up a dark trauma. The ghosts of her past begin to haunt her and threaten her young daughter.

With: Cornelia Ivancan, Lola Herbst, Lukas Turtur, Heinz Trixner, Inge Maux and many more

Funding: ÖFI, ORF Film/Fernseh-Abkommen, FFW, Filmstandort Austria, Land Niederösterreich

HEIMSUCHUNG is a pilot project for green filming, as the film already complies with the guidelines of the Austrian Film Institute, which will be valid from 2022, and is also to be produced according to the criteria of the Austrian Eco-label 76 for film and television.


Production Company Prisma Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH
● Viktoria Salcher, Mathias Forberg
Glitter and Doom GmbH & Co KG
● Lena Weiss, Eugen Klim
Screenplay & Director Achmed Abdel-Salam
DOP Alexander Dirninger
Editor Matthias Writze
Sound Department Theda Schifferdecker
Music Daniel Helmer
Art Department Winnie Küchl
Costume Designer Veronika Susanna Harb
Make Up Valerie Rossacher
Production Manager Robert Opratko
Casting Angelika Kropej
Distributor Luna Filmverleih GmbH
World Sales Picture Tree International GmbH