The first screening of a series of German speaking films which will be presented within the framework of the Month of the German Language is taking place at Technopolis 20 in Pafos. The Austrian Embassy will be presenting the brand new biographical film “LOU ANDREAS-SALOMÉ - IN LOVE WITH LOU – A PHILOSPHER’S LIFE” by Cordula Kablitz-Post, on Thursday, November 3rd at 7:30pm.
For more information please contact us at 70002420.
A few words about the film
AT/DE – Biography - 2016 – 108min.- Dir. Cordula Kablitz-Post
Cast: Katharina Lorenz, Nicole Heesters, Liv Lisa Fries, Alexander Scheer, Julius Feldmeier,
Language: German with English subtitles
1933 the ailing writer and psychoanalyst Lou Andreas-Salomé is leading a lonely existence in Gottingen. When German philologist Ernst Pfeiffer, 40 enters her life, she begins to write her memoirs with him.
Born 1861 in St. Petersburg she vows never to fall in love and to pursue intellectual perfection. She meets philosophers Paul Rée and Friedrich Nietzsche, against all conventions of time, Lou and Rée live and study together in Berlin. Lou attains her goal of an intellectual, free spirited life, but when she meets the young, still unknown writer Rainer Maria Rilke she falls in love. After they break up she has numerous affairs. Lou begins to attend Sigmund Freuds lectures, becomes a well-esteemed psychoanalyst and finally recognizes the trauma of her youth.