SERVIAM – Ich will dienen

SERVIAM – I will serve

Ruth Mader
An all-girl Catholic boarding school near Vienna for the wealthy Austrian elite and their children. The school is thriving, but faith is declining and the upper floors are de­ser­ted. The head of the institution, a young energetic nun, fights with ardor against this decline. Martha, 12, one of the nun’s favorite pupils, is a devoted girl who wishes to expiate the sins of the world. Encouraged by the nun, she is given a penance belt and taken to the abandoned upper floor.
Technical Data
Running time: 106
Format: DCP
Screen ratio: 1:1.85
Language spoken: German
Production year: 2022
Director(s): Ruth Mader
Writer(s): Ruth Mader, Martin Leidenfrost
Cinematography: Christine A. Maier
Editing: Niki Mossböck
Key cast: Maria Dragus, Leona Lindinger, Anna Elisabeth Berger, Sophia Gómez-Schreiber, Petra Morzé, Udo Samel
Producers: Dieter Pochlatko, Jakob Pochlatko, Ruth Mader
August 9, 2022
Locarno (Main Competition)
Awards (selection): Junior Jury Award (Locarno)
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epo-film Produktionsges.m.b.H
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