Diagonale
Festival of Austrian Film
June 8–13, 2021, Graz

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Lourdes
Feature Film, AT/FR/DE 2009, Farbe, 99 min., OmdU
Diagonale 2020

Director: Jessica Hausner
Script: Jessica Hausner
Cast: Sylvie Testud, Léa Seydoux, Gilette Barbier, Gerhard Liebmann, Bruno Todeschini, Elina Löwensohn u. a.
Camera: Martin Gschlacht
Editor: Karina Ressler
Location Sound: Uve Haußig
Additional Credits: Dramaturgie: Géraldine Bajard
Producers: Bruno Wagner
Production: coop99 filmproduktion
Co-production: Essential Filmproduktion (DE), Société Parisienne de Production (FR), Thermidor Filmproduktion

 

Jessica Hausner created Lourdes with her well-rehearsed team. Hausner wrote the screenplay herself for this drama about the miracle healing of Christine, afflicted with multiple sclerosis, who travels to the pilgrimage site Lourdes and can suddenly walk again. The experimental short Arabesque for Kenneth Anger by Marie Menken with music by Teiji Ito completes the program slot.