EXCLUSIVE: Here’s the first look at Luzifer, Peter Brunner’s feature inspired by a true story of an exorcism. Dog Days filmmaker Ulrich Seidl produced the movie.
Franz Rogowski and Susanne Jensen star in the pic, which follows Johannes, a man with the heart of a child who lives secluded in an Alpine hut with his mother. Daily life is governed by prayer and rituals. But suddenly, modernity intrudes into their world of nature and divine worship. A tourist development threatens to poison their paradise and awaken the devil.
The film has its world premiere in Locarno Film Festival’s Concorso internazionale competition on August 11.