Festival of Austrian Film
April 4–9, 2024, Graz

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Mourir à tue-tête (Schrei aus der Stille)
Feature Film, CA 1978, Farbe, 95 min., OmeU
Diagonale 2018

Director: Anne Claire Poirier
Script: Marthe Blackburn Anne Claire Poirier
Cast: Julie Vincent, Germain Houde, Paul Savoie, Monique Miller
Camera: Michael Brault
Editor: Maurice Blackburn


Mourir à tue-tête shows the story of a brutal rape and its consequences, through to the woman’s suicide. Through added documentary footage, the film creates a connection to other social forms of women’s repression rather than remain limited to Suzanne’s individual fate. The film was discussed intensely and with controversy within the women’s movement.