Anja Murmann US / 2018 / 92:00 minutes World Premiere
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Lea, who has repressed the memory of possibly having killed someone when she was a child, lives in New York City, is prescription drug dependent and on the verge of losing her apartment and her job. Her struggle with nightmares and memory flashes torment her and slowly drift back into her past.
Because of circumstances she is taken back to beautiful upstate New York, the place of her childhood. Now, she is confronted with the people from the past and her repressed memories comes back.
“Mistress” is Anja Murmann’s second short film. Her first short film, ‘Wishful Thinking’ won the first prize at the NYU Student Film Festival in 1991 and the Otto Sprenger Prize in Hamburg, Germany. Her first feature film, “Fifteen Months in May”, won “Best New Director – Special Mention “ at the San Sebastian International Film Festival in 1997.
“Unintended” is Anja’s second feature film.
She is a graduate of NYU film school and lives in New York with her three children.
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