30.09. - 09.10.2021

Lovely Louise Switzerland, Germany 2013 | 91 min | OV | Colour | FF 2013

Bettina Oberli

Bettina Oberli (*1972) studied film at the Zürich University of the Arts. Her film Die Herbstzeitlosen (2006) was the second most successful Swiss film of all time.

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In his mid-50s, André (Stefan Kurt) still lives with his 80-year old mother Louise. He enjoys his sheltered existence as a taxi driver and model aircraft builder. At least, he convinces himself that he enjoys it, even though he cannot bring himself to talk to the attractive woman who sells the sausages at the model aircraft centre. For her part, Louise, who still gets the occasional role in the theatre, loves to play the lady of means, even though her bank account can't back her up. This modest existence of shared lies is suddenly disturbed by the arrival of Bill, André's alleged brother from the USA. André isn't about to give up his status as an only child, and wants to get rid of the usurper as fast as possible. Until Bill one day opens a door to a completely new life.

Screening on 04.10. in attendance of:
Bettina Oberli (Director), Stefan Schubert (Producer), Stefan Kurt (Cast)

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Original title: Lovely Louise
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Switzer German
Section: Agenda 13
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Bettina Oberli
Screenplay: Bettina Oberli, Petra Volpe
Cast: Stefan Kurt, Annemarie Düringer, Stanley Townsend, Nina Proll, Michael Neuenschwander, Monica Gubser
Producer: Christof Neracher, Stefan Schubert, Uwe Kolbe
Director of Photography: Stephane Kuthy
Music: Adrian Weyermann
Production Design: Monica Rottmeyer
Editor: Andrew Bird
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor: Stefan Hoffmann (SRF)
Format: dcp
German Distributor: Camino Filmverleih GmbH
World Sales:
Production: Hugofilm Productions, Wüste Film GmbH


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