22 NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL | OCTOBER 13-20, 2022 CENTERPIECESERIES Corsage 2022 - Austria, France, Germany, Luxembourg A fictional account of the later years of Empress Elizabeth of Austria, once idolized for her beauty and renowned for inspiring fashion trends; ‘Sisi’ celebrates her 40th birthday on Christmas Eve in 1877, and must fight to maintain her public image, even if it means taking drastic measures. While Elizabeth’s role has been reduced against her wishes to purely performative, her hunger for knowledge and zest for life makes her more and more restless. Director: Marie Kreutzer Producer: Alexander Glehr, Johanna Scherz Writer: Marie Kreutzer Cast: Vicky Krieps, Florian Teichtmeister, Katharina Lorenz, Colin Morgan