The movie "Der Augenblick" deals with the short moment in which a
person runs across unknown people at an unknown place. Background of the film
development were reports wherein persons who, voluntarily or enforced, went
on a journey for the most different reasons, give an account of the entrance into a new
The film evolves from a soft light and opens the view on a far away group of people in nowhere-space. The camera takes the perspective of the person who approaches the group. The movement of coming closer is experienced in slow motion. Into this very slow scene of approach there are inserted short sequences that depict possible moments in future.
Language of the film is the universal language Volapük.