by Manuel Baus

Austria, 2022

14 min

Stills from Preserve

In a dystopian world, mankind tries to survive with the last remaining available energy. A new ice age has begun.

People have built huge platforms that reach into the clouds to create the last habitable living space. Always in the shadow of the Homeland Preserving corporation, the protagonist Ayla has been searching for alternative energy sources there for many years. But when a sudden power failure becomes known on the water supply platform, Ayla and her partner must go on a reconnaissance mission.