Director: Barbara Albert
Cast: Maria Dragus, Devid Striesow, Lukas Miko
Duration: 97min | German/French with English Subtitles (2017)
Based on the true story of prolific 18th century blind Viennese pianist, Maria Theresia Von Paradis, this film charts the relationship between her and the physician tasked with restoring her sight. The story delves into the politics of class and gender during this period. The outstanding performance by Maria-Victoria Dragus as Mademoiselle Paradis brings texture in this exquisite period film on female subjectivity and healing.
Best Supporting Actress, Best Costume Design, Best Camera: Austrian Film Award 2018
Best Actress: Les Arcs European Film Festival 2017