Top 200 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2023: #48. Margarethe von Trotta’s Bachmann & Frisch
Bachmann & Frisch
Veteran German filmmaker Margarethe von Trotta puts her focus on a feminist author who wrote on women’s issues in the post-war period and is known for being radical. Moving between Jordan, Luxembourg, Cologne, Vienna, Zurich and Rome between the months of March to June, Bachmann & Frisch stars Vicky Krieps and Ronald Zehrfeld. Von Trotta wrote the project.
Gist: This focuses on author Ingeborg Bachmann (1926-1973) and her turbulent life. Bachmann travelled a great deal during her lifetime, wrote a number of radical texts and gave many lectures. She was, moreover, involved in a passionate romantic relationship with Swiss author Max Frisch.
Release Date/Prediction: This will have a major film festival premiere.