- Austria / France / Germany
- 1h 39min
- Directed by: Jessica Hausner
- Written by: Jessica Hausner
- Cast: Sylvie Testud, Lea Seydoux, Gilette Berbier
- Language: French
- Website: www.lourdes-derfilm.de
Austrian writer/director Hausner's debut feature takes an anti-mystical approach to miracles on a pilgrimage to Lourdes. The film's complexity plays with the mystery of religious faith, with Christine's (Testud) 'miracle' taking place in an ellipsis. Ultimately it is Hausner's carefully crafted atmosphere that makes her a talent to watch.
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Reviews & features
Lourdes10 Mar 2010
(U) 99min Austrian writer/director Jessica Hausner’s debut feature takes a thoroughly anti-mystical approach to the phenomenon of miracles. The action centres on a pilgrimage made by a group of invalids to the eponymous French city during which a young…
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