Filmmaker’s Name and Title:  Michael Rittmannsberger, Director/Writer/Co-Producer

Film Name:  The Culprit

Length of film: 3 mins

Genre: Drama

In 50 words or less, what’s this film about?
A young man is accused of a crime. He confesses and doesn't show a sign of regret. On the contrary - the man seems to be proud and fully convinced of what he did...

What inspired you to make this film?
A news article
 
Name your Top 3 Films of All Time:
Shining, Memento, Se7en (and many more)

What’s your connection to Mississippi?  (If you don’t have one, why did you apply to a Mississippi festival?)
Unfortunately, I've never been there - I hope one day I will! My agency sent the film to the festival.

Anything else you want the audience to know about your film:
"The Culprit" is only 3 minutes long so better watch closely right from the start - it's going to be very intense and surprising!


Best wishes from Vienna!
Michael