World soundtrack awards
Amour Fou
Archived: Amour Fou (2014)

director: Jessica Hausner

With: Christian Friedel, Birte Schnoeink, Stephan Grossmann, Marc Bischoff, Nickel Bösenberg, Andreina de Martin, Paraschiva Dragus, a.o.

duration: 96 minutes
On the Edge , Drama

Official Selection - Global Cinema

The story of German writer Heinrich von Kleist and his lover Henriette Vogel in the final stages of their lives. This movie was screened at Cannes Film Festival in the 'Un Certain Regard' section. "The tragedy of 'Amour Fou' is of the quiet variety, and it's one which Hausner has pitched almost perfectly", CineVue's John Bleasdale is enchanted.


director: Jessica Hausner
producer: Philippe Bober
screenplay: Jessica Hausner
Editor: Karina Ressler
Cinematography: Martin Gschlacht
sound: Nicolas Tran Trong

production company: Essential Filmproduktion Gmbh

More info

dialogue: German
subtitles: Dutch/Fr subt.
Country: Austria - Luxemburg - Germany
year: 2014


JESSICA HAUSNER (1972): Flora (1995, Short), Inter-View (1999), Lovely Rita (2001), Hotel (2004), Toast (2006), Lourdes (2009), Amour fou (2014)

Technical Specs

format: DCP

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