Director: Marie Kreutzer Run Time: 112 min. Release Year: 2022 Language: German
Starring: Alma Hasun, Florian Teichtmeister, Jeanne Werner, Katharina Lorenz, Vicky Krieps
Empress Elizabeth of Austria is idolized for her beauty and renowned for inspiring fashion trends. But in 1877, ‘Sisi’ celebrates her 40th birthday and must fight to maintain her public image by lacing her corset tighter and tighter. While Elizabeth’s role has been reduced against her wishes to purely performative, her hunger for knowledge and zest for life makes her more and more restless in Vienna.