Jessica HAUSNER (1972, Austria) studied Psychology and trained as a director at the Vienna Film Academy. In 1999, she founded the Vienna film production company coop99 with Barbara Albert, Antonin Svoboda and Martin Gschlacht. Her feature debut Lovely Rita was presented in the Un Certain Regard category at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival. Besides a Venice premiere for Lourdes (2009), her subsequent feature films Hotel (2004) and Amour fou (2014) premiered in Cannes. Hausner's fifth and most recent film, Little Joe, is her first English-language feature. It was presented in the main competition at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival and garnered the acting award for lead actress Emily Beecham.
Geburtstag (1992, short), Anne (1992, short), Herr Mares (1992, short), Ich möchte sein manchmal ein Schmetterling (1993, short), Flora (1995, short), Inter-view (1999, short), Lovely Rita (2001), Hotel (2004), Toast (2006, short), Lourdes (2009), Amour fou (2014), Little Joe (2019)
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Jessica Hausner at IFFR
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