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LOU ANDREAS-SALOMÉ

a film by Cordula Kablitz-Post

Lou Andreas-Salomé
FEATURE FILM | 2016 | D/A | 113 min | Deutsch


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The ailing writer and psychoanalyst Lou Andreas-Salomé is leading a lonely existence in Göttingen. When German philologist Ernst Pfeiffer enters her life, she begins to write her memoirs with him.

Born 1861 in St. Petersburg she vows never to fall in love and to pursue intellectual perfection. She meets philosophers Paul Rée and Friedrich Nietzsche, against all conventions of time, Lou and Rée live and study together in Berlin. Lou attains her goal of an intellectual, free spirited life, but when she meets the young, still unknown writer Rainer Maria Rilke she falls in love. After they break up she has numerous affairs. Lou begins to attend Sigmund Freuds lectures, becomes a well-esteemed psychoanalyst and finally recognizes the trauma of her youth.

Cast: Katharina Lorenz, Nicole Heesters, Liv Lisa Fries, Katharina Schüttler, Alexander Scheer, Philipp Hauß, Julius Feldmeier, Matthias Lier, Petra Morze, Merab Ninidze, Harald Schrott, Daniel Sträßer, Peter Simonischek

Director: Cordula Kablitz-PostScreenplay: Cordula Kablitz-Post, Susanne HertelCamera: Matthias SchellenbergEditing: Beatrice BabinMusic: Judit VargaSound: Joe KnauerArt Direction: Nikolai RitterCostumes: Bettina HelmiProduction Management: Katja Roesch/ Christine SchwarzingerKey-Gaffer: Jonathan Rinn
Production: Cordula Kablitz-Post, Helge Sasse, Gabriele Kranzelbinder
Funding: ORF-FFA, ÖFI, FISA, FFW
The ailing writer and psychoanalyst Lou Andreas-Salomé is leading a lonely existence in Göttingen. When German philologist Ernst Pfeiffer enters her life, she begins to write her memoirs with him.

Born 1861 in St. Petersburg she vows never to fall in love and to pursue intellectual perfection. She meets philosophers Paul Rée and Friedrich Nietzsche, against all conventions of time, Lou and Rée live and study together in Berlin. Lou attains her goal of an intellectual, free spirited life, but when she meets the young, still unknown writer Rainer Maria Rilke she falls in love. After they break up she has numerous affairs. Lou begins to attend Sigmund Freuds lectures, becomes a well-esteemed psychoanalyst and finally recognizes the trauma of her youth.

Festivals:

Diagonale 2017

2.4.2017, 14:00 Uhr im Annenhof 6 

 

 

 






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