A vampire in 1930s Vienna seeks marriage counseling from Sigmund Freud and meets the reincarnation of his one true love in this ensemble comedy, a hilarious mess of mistaken identities that proves 500 years of marriage is enough.

Therapy for a Vampire

Comedy | Foreign | 2016

Cast

Anatole Taubman, Tobias Moretti, Dominic Oley, Cornelia Ivancan

Synopsis

Vienna, 1930. Count von Kozsnom has lost his thirst for life, and his marriage cooled centuries ago. Fortunately, Sigmund Freud is accepting new patients; the good doctor suggests the Count appease his vain wife by commissioning a portrait of her by his assistant, Viktor. But it’s Viktor’s headstrong girlfriend Lucy who most intrigues the Count, convinced she’s the reincarnation of his one true love. Soon, the whole crowd is a hilarious mess of mistaken identities and misplaced affections in this send-up of the vampire genre, proving that 500 years of marriage is enough.

Producers

Christian Davi, Alexander Glehr, Christof Neracher, Franz Novotny, Johanna Scherz, Thomas Thümena

Director

David Rühmhm

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Official Selection, Zurich Film Festival 2014
Official Selection, Busan International Film Festival 2014
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Official Selection, Sarasota Film Festival 2015
Official Selection, Fantasia International Film Festival 2015
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Official Selection, Morbido Film Fest 2015
Official Selection, Seattle International Film Festival 2016
Official Selection, Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival 2016