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Scary Mother

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Filmstill aus SCARY MOTHER. Eine Frau läuft auf die Kamera zu, im Hintergrund ein großer Wohnblock.

Thu 03.02.

  • Director

    Ana Urushadse

  • Georgia/Estonia / 2017
    107 min. / DCP / Original version with English subtitles

  • Original language


  • Cinema

    Arsenal 1

    zu den Ticketszu dem Kalender

From one day to the next, 50-year-old Manana stops fulfilling her role as a wife, mother, and daughter and all the obligations that go hand in hand with it in order to follow her dream of being a writer: a decision that seems entirely outrageous to her family, not least when they realize that Manana’s writing is unflinchingly autobiographical. At night, she dreams of transforming into a blood-sucking monster from Filipino mythology which attacks pregnant women. The only person to offer encouragement is her publisher. A woman’s emancipation takes the form of a psychological horror film in Ana Urushadse’s striking debut, which uses an expressive color palette, a claustrophobically depicted high rise estate, and suggestive sound design to blur the boundaries between reality and fiction.  

Funded by:

  • Logo Minister of State for Culture and the Media
  • Logo des Programms NeuStart Kultur