Films of Jessica Hausner

Films of Jessica Hausner

2 Episodes

Jessica Hausner was born in Vienna, Austria in 1972. She studied directing at the Film Academy of Vienna where she made the award-winning short films, FLORA (1996) and INTER-VIEW (1999).

In 2001, her debut feature film, LOVELY RITA premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in Un Certain Regard. She returned to Un Certain Regard with her second feature, HOTEL in 2004. In 2009, LOURDES was selected in Competition at the Venice Film Festival where it was awarded the FIPRESCI Prize. AMOUR FOU was Hausner’s third film to be presented in Un Certain Regard, where it premiered in 2014.

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Films of Jessica Hausner
  • Amour Fou

    Episode 1

    Inspired by the actual suicide of Heinrich von Kleist (author of THE MARQUISE OF O...) and Henrietta Vogel, AMOUR FOU is a Cannes Film Festival-nominated wry period dramedy, which went on to win 2 prizes at the Austrian Film Awards. Forever under-appreciated and melancholy, Heinrich is a young po...

  • Oida
    Episode 2


    Episode 2

    In this short film for the musical duo Attwenger, Jessica Hausner captures what is key to a good music video: movement.

    AUSTRIA | 2015