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Aero Theatre | Q&A with actor Vicky Krieps. Moderated by Mark Olsen.
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CORSAGE, 2022, Marie Kreutzer, 113 min, IFC Films, Austria/Germany/France/Luxembourg
Empress Elisabeth of Austria (Vicky Krieps) is idolized for her beauty and renowned for inspiring fashion trends. But in 1877, ‘Sisi ’celebrates her 40th birthday and must fight to maintain her public image by lacing her corset tighter and tighter. While Elisabeth’s role has been reduced against her wishes to purely performative, her hunger for knowledge and zest for life makes her more and more restless in Vienna. She travels to England and Bavaria, visiting former lovers and old friends, seeking the excitement and purpose of her youth. With a future of strictly ceremonial duties laid out in front of her, Elisabeth rebels against the hyperbolized image of herself and comes up with a plan to protect her legacy.
Austria’s official selection for International Feature Film for the 95th Academy Awards and Independent Spirit Award Nominee
In theatres December 23rd.
BERGMAN ISLAND, 2021, Mia Hansen-Løve, 113 min, IFC Films, France/Mexico/Brazil/Germany/Sweden
Mia Hansen-Løve’s BERGMAN ISLAND follows a couple of American filmmakers, Chris (Vicky Krieps) and Tony (Tim Roth), who retreat to the mythical Fårö island for the summer. In this wild, breathtaking landscape where Bergman lived and shot his most celebrated pieces, they hope to find inspiration for their upcoming films. As days spent separately pass by, the fascination for the island operates on Chris and souvenirs of her first love resurface. Lines between reality and fiction will then progressively blur and tear our couple even more apart.
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