About the Film
Drama | 113 MIN | AUSTRIA/LUXEMBOURG/GERMANY/FRANCE
Empress Elisabeth of Austria (Vicky Krieps) 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 Elisabeth’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.
OFFICIAL 2023 OSCAR® SUBMISSION, AUSTRIA – Best International Feature
FESTIVALS | AWARDS 2022
Cannes Film Festival: Winner – Vicky Krieps, Best Performance, Chicago International Film Festival: Winner – Vicky Krieps, Best Performance, London Film Festival: Winner – Best Film, Toronto International Film Festival, New York Film Festival
Vicky Krieps, Florian Teichtmeister, Katharina Lorenz, Jeanne Werner, Alma Hasun, Colin Morgan, Ivana Urban
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