Lovely Rita

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Lovely Rita

Directed by Jessica Hausner

  • Austria 2001; 79 min
  • Original version: German
  • Genre: Horror, Drama
    • FIPRESCI Prize - Special Mention, Vienna Film Award - Viennale

  • Cannes IFF: Un Certain Regard

Synopsis

Rita, a willful and unruly teenager, is on the verge of womanhood. Her sexual awakening leads her to intimacy with a schoolboy, too young, and a bus driver, too old. Ritas efforts to break out of her solitude and claustrophobic environment isolate her even more, until one day she crosses the line.

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