Top 150 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2019: #59. Personalien – Albert Serra


The multifaceted and indefatigable Catalonian director Albert Serra turns to more contemporary climes with his latest project Personalien, a portrait of an episode from the life of Rainer Werner Fassbinder. Starring Lluis Serrat and Xavier Grataos, the film is being produced by Montse Triola, and Fabrizio Ferraro through Andergraun Films. Serra is a well-known auteur on the festival circuit, a director of instant note following the premiere of Quixotic/Honor de Cavelleria in the Directors’ Fortnight, where he returned in 2008 with Birdsong. Notably, Serra won the Golden Leopard in Locarno with 2013’s Story of My Death and screened out-of-competition with his superb The Death of Louis Xiv, which starred Jean-Pierre Leaud.…

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