Topic: Jessica Hausner

AMOUR FOU

Jessica Hausner

Lucid and unclassifiable film based on the life — and death — of the romantic poet Heinrich von Kleist and the woman who accompanied him in his progressive uneasiness and vital questioning.

HOTEL

Jessica Hausner

Between strangeness and mystery, mental landscapes and alpine folklore, Hotel is a haunting tale of a hotel worker inquiring about the disappearance of her predecessor.

LITTLE JOE

Jessica Hausner

A scientist cultivates a plant that generates a strange well-being... But is this due to science or to a progressive dehumanization? A terrifying and surprising social parable.

LOURDES

Jessica Hausner

A sick girl regains mobility on a trip to Lourdes, generating skepticism and envy. A mysterious film about mysticism and a criticism about the exploitation of faith.

LOVELY RITA

Jessica Hausner

The film debut of Jessica Hausner is an incisive exploration on the toxicity of religious fundamentalism and youth misunderstanding shot in digital video and with non-professional actors.

TOAST

Jessica Hausner

A girl enters the kitchen and makes a sandwich. This apparently banal action becomes, in Hausner's hands, an obsessive sublimation both absurd and existential.