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Amour Fou

Amour Fou

Producer: Coop99 Film
Financing: Majoritarian coproduction
Co-Producer: Amour Fou (LUX), Essential Film (DE)
Year: 2013
Grant amount: € 488.000
Category: Spielfilm
Genre: drama
Director: Jessica Hausner
Writer: Jessica Hausner
Cinematographer: Martin Gschlacht
Key cast: Christian Friedel, Birte Schnöink, Stephan Grossmann, Sandra Hüller
Locations: Lower Austria, Vienna, Luxembourg, Berlin, Brandenburg
Release (AT): 07.11.2014

Berlin, the Romantic Era. Young poet Heinrich wishes to conquer the inevitability of death through love, yet is unable to convince his sceptical cousin Marie to join him in a suicide pact. It is whilst coming to terms with this refusal, ineffably distressed by his cousin’s insensitivity to the depth of his feelings, that Heinrich meets Hen- riette, the wife of a business acquaintance. Heinrich’s subsequent offer to the beguiling young woman at first holds scant appeal, that is until Henriette discovers she is suffering from a terminal illness. Amour Fou is a "romantic comedy" based loosely on the suicide of the poet Henrich von Kleist in 1811.

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