MUTZENBACHER
MUTZENBACHER


AUSTRIA | 2022 | DCP | GERMAN | 100 | RUTH BECKERMANN

Director / Director: Ruth Beckermann

Guión / Screenplay: Ruth Beckermann, Claus Philipp

Productor / Producer: Ruth Beckermann

Fotografía / Cinematography: Johannes Hammel

Edición / Editing: Dieter Pichler

Sonido / Sound: Andreas Hamza

Compañía Productora / Production Company: Ruth Beckermann Filmproduktion


Sinopsis / Synopsis:

With an ad in a newspaper, Ruth Beckermann announces a casting call for a film based on a well-known pornographic text. The film, MUTZENBACHER, sees a hundred men confronted with excerpts from the novel, “Josefine Mutzenbacher or The Story of a Viennese Whore”, in an age when sex is more ubiquitous than ever, and yet at same time is met with a highly charged moral environment.

Biografía / Biography:

Ruth Beckermann is a filmmaker and author based in Vienna. Her films
include The Paper Bridge, East of War and American Passages. In 2014
her film Those Who Go Those Who Stay received the big documentary
film prize at the Diagonale in Graz. Two years later The Dreamed Ones
was also honored there as best feature film. The Waldheim Waltz
received several awards, including the Glashütte Original – Documentary
Award for best documentary film at the Berlinale 2018, as well as an
Oscar nomination. In 2019 Ruth Beckermann created the installation
Joyful Joyce for the Salzburg Festival.

Festivales / Festivals:

Berlinale, Berlin International Film Festival - 2022, Germany
Cinema du Réel - Short Film Award - 2021, France

Contacto / Contact:

Ruth Beckermann Filmproduktion
+43 1 9909945
+ 43 677 643 812 38
sekretariat@ruthbeckermann.com
www.ruthbeckermann.com