Continuing our New Austrian Cinema strand we are pleased to screen this Austrian coming-of-age drama directed by Katharina Mückstein. L’ Animale is a film about the contradictory forces that guide
our lives: desire, passion, and reason.
on their tuned-up bikes, Mati and her
posse of male friends intimidate their neighborhood and harass the
girls. In their village,
they rule. But when her closest pal
Sebastian falls in love with Mati and her enemy Carla unexpectedly turns
into a friend,
Mati is in danger of losing her standing
among her male friends. Meanwhile Mati’s parents have a decision to
more important, appearances or reality?
Austria, 2018, 100min, German with English subtitles, directed by Katharina Mückstein.