Austrian film Alma and Oskar will open the 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI), to be held in Goa from November 20 to twenty-eight. The movie can be screened at pageant venue INOX, Panaji, the organisers mentioned in a press launch. Directed by Dieter Berner, Alma and Oskar is a biopic depicting the passionate and tumultuous relationship between the Viennese society Grand Dame Alma Mahler (1879-1964) and Austrain artist Oskar Kokoschka (1886-1980).
Berner is a famend Austrian movie and theatre director, actor and screenwriter. He’s greatest recognized for award-winning titles Alpensaga and Berliner Reigen.
Alma and Oskar options actors Emily Cox, Valentin Postlmayr, Anton von Lucke in pivotal roles. Berner has penned the film together with Hilde Berger.