As her 40th birthday approaches, Empress Elisabeth of Austria (Vicky Kreps) is thrown into turmoil as she anticipates being considered an old woman. Faced with a future of strict ceremony and royal duties, she rebels against her public image and devises a plan to protect her legacy.
"Kreutzer’s rendition of one of history’s most tragic tales is an inspired addition to period films dedicated to complex women." —The Playlist
(2022, dir. Marie Kreutzer, DCP, color, German with English subtitles,113 min. Courtesy IFC Films)
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