11/14/2020 05:30 pm – Caligari FilmBühne
Austria 2020 94 min German original version with English subtitles
by Iliana Estañol and Johanna Lietha
Script: Iliana Estañol, Johanna Lietha, DoP: Steven Heyse, Georg Geutebrück, Editors: Sebastian Longariva, Lisa Geretschläger, Production: Everything is Film, Producers: Iliana Estañol, Johanna Lietha, Cast: Luca von Schrader, Max Kuess, Sara Toth, Kerem Abdelhamed, Melissa Irowa
Iliana Estañol, born in Mexico City, studied Film Direction at the International Film School in Cuba and at the University of the Arts in Zürich/Switzerland, as well as Experimental Film & Media at the University of the Arts in Berlin. Since 2002, she has made several films as a screenwriter, director and producer, which have been shown at international film festivals around the world. NORDLAND was her first feature film as a producer, LOVECUT is her feature film debut as screenwriter and director.
Johanna Lietha, born in Zürich/Switzerland, studied Filmmaking at the London University of the Arts. Since 2009, she has been assisting renowned directors in feature film and theatre productions and has made various short films. LOVECUT is her feature film debut as screenwriter and director.
Awards: Fritz-Raff-Drehbuchpreis for best script (Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis, Saarbrücken/Germany 2020)