Vicky Krieps in Corsage
Opening exclusively in theaters December 23.
Empress Elisabeth of Austria is known for her beauty and fashion trends. But in 1877, she celebrates her 40th birthday and must fight to maintain her public image. With a future of only ceremonial duties in front of her, she rebels against her public image and comes up with a plan to protect her legacy.
Director: Marie Kreutzer Starring: Vicky Krieps, Florian Teichtmeister, Jeanne Werner, Alma Hasan, Finnegan, Colin Morgan
|June 9, 2023 10:31 PM
Looks like a nice period piece with some actual humor.
|September 19, 2022 4:56 PM
[quote]Empress Elisabeth of Austria [bold]is known for her beauty[/bold]
That's bold of them to put that on this film's official plot when they have buck-toothed-smashed-potato-faced-devoid-of-charisma Vicky Krieps playing her... At least most of the actresses who have played Elisabeth were actually stunning or at least cute, which makes sense when they're portraying someone who was considered the standard of beauty in her time. Another revisionist period biopic that portrays an asshole royal as some kind of proto-feminist and "rebel" who hated monarchy and was forced into a lavish lifestyle and unhappy marriage, as if she wasn't fucking around as much as her husband was doing on the side... "Poor rich white girl", right? She was so "feminist" that she called her own daughter "a skeletal sow" and only wanted good-looking women around her in the court, but this film won't show any of that, they even changed her death to suicide to fit into this ridiculous "feminist" narrative. I'd love to know how much American critics are getting paid to worship this movie and especially why they are so obsessed with Krieps and want so badly to make her a thing! The perks of being a white European with a weird accent that Americans find "exotic"!!! Ugh.
|September 27, 2022 6:38 AM
Colin Morgan, who I find to be under appreciated, is in it. Worth it for him alone.
|September 27, 2022 6:46 AM
"Vicky is the new Meryl!" - YT comments
|September 27, 2022 6:54 AM
Lol this sounds so boring. God bless
|September 27, 2022 7:06 AM
R5 LMAO! Those people are delusional! just like American critics trying to force the same bullshit and give an Oscar to this woman.
|September 27, 2022 11:03 PM
R4. Colin Morgan appeared fully nude on stage for a play before he became famous for merlin. Too bad he hasn’t done anything like that for on-screen yet.
|December 8, 2022 2:15 PM
Watched it this morning on AMC+. I liked it and thought Kreips was great.
|March 26, 2023 5:05 PM
This actress is certainly no great beauty.
|March 26, 2023 5:08 PM
Yeah...and then there's Florian Teichtmeister, who was caught (again) for having child porn and voluntarily complied with the authorities
|March 26, 2023 6:57 PM
R11 And the guy who played his and Krieps' son in this film, Aaron Friesz, is also an abuser. Several women have been accusing him of physical and sexual abuse since 2021. The director knew about it, Krieps knew about it, everyone knew about it! it was a big scandal in Austria last year, yet they kept taking both guys to premieres and smiling for photos next to them. Florian Teichtmeister was being investigated by the police since 2021, everyone who worked with him knew about it. Krieps put Friesz in this film because she was having an affair with him while she was in a long-term relationship with a German actor. Not creepy at all to pick her lover to play her son in a film, right?! It's all over the German-language press that in the beginning of the shoot, 3 actresses tried to talk to the director Marie Kreutzer about Friesz abusing them, but she refused to meet with them and claimed she didn't have time, but at the exact same time she was having several conversations with and advising Friesz on how to get away with the abuse allegations against him, which that dumbass herself ended up admitting that she did. The best is that both Krieps and Kreutzer love to brag about being feminists and frequently whine about how much white privileged women suffer and are the world's biggest victims, yet neither of them cared about the women who were abused by a man they like, nor the kids who were abused by Teichtmeister. Kreutzer is so full of shit that she asked Teichtmeister by email if he was a pedo and he said "no" and she blindly believed in him, and at the same time she applied for funding for a film about a pedophile who fools his wife (no joke!). Only the Austrian and the German presses did a full coverage on both cases, the US press worships this film and these two pathetic women so much that they not even bothered to do a deeper investigation and never mentioned the second abuser, likely because a lot of stuff makes both Krieps and the director look bad.
Krieps never said a word about the abusers despite being a producer on the film, she just cried "mansplaining" and acted with arrogance and disdain when she was asked on Instagram about the abusers in Corsage that both she and the director protected for 2 years, because how dare a man say anything bad about the world's most feminist film ever? She was also caught partying and looking very happy at the BAFTA's tea party in LA a day after the news broke about Teichtmeister being charged with possession of child porn, showing how much she cares about all of this.
|March 29, 2023 7:38 AM
Is Krieps really all that? I hear film critics creaming themselves over her constantly.
|March 29, 2023 8:10 AM
She's cold to me. Competent enough but nothing special.
|March 29, 2023 8:45 AM
Yeah, I just get "severe" from her, which many immediately see as a sign of great acting.
|March 29, 2023 8:53 AM
There was talk of Vicky getting an Oscar nomination.
NYT: Krieps is wonderful to watch in motion, whether she’s in the saddle, crossing swords or just leaving a dinner. But she’s a virtuoso of stillness, and at times she brings to mind old Hollywood sphinxes like Garbo and Dietrich, whose inscrutable faces worked like wonderful screens on which you could project whatever fantasies you wanted. Yet Krieps is also a performer of the present moment, gesturally and otherwise, which is ideal for a character who’s caught between the old world and the new, and between the privileges that at once exalt and suffocate her.
|March 29, 2023 9:22 AM
R13 Nope. She delivers her lines like a robot and has only one facial expression in everything she does. The thing is that she's white and has a weird European accent that Americans find exotic, so that's enough to be highly overrated and deemed a great actress by Hollywood standards. Not even her own country cared about her until Americans started shoving her down people's throats. An American or even British actress doing the exact same things as Krieps does in her films wouldn't be so revered by critics, she would be mocked instead. And it's also easy to praise someone's acting when you don't understand the language they're speaking, like when Diane Kruger starred in a German film for the first time and critics were impressed that she could speak her mother tongue properly, although she was never considered that good of an actress when she was acting in English for almost 20 years (and her English is perfect, unlike Krieps'). Critics just love to pick "the European with a thick accent of the moment" to be promoted as next great thing until they find someone new.
|March 30, 2023 4:52 AM
I watched it a few weeks ago. It was pretty entertaining.
|March 30, 2023 6:04 AM
Yeesh R12 and R17 misogyny much?
|April 2, 2023 7:44 PM
She's the European Julianne Moore.
|April 2, 2023 7:56 PM
I know it wasn’t supposed to be an accurate depiction of the life of the Empress, but I do wonder why they didn’t use the real way she died— assassination.
|April 2, 2023 10:23 PM
R19 Yeah, it's very misogynistic when this film's director and lead actress spent 2 years covering up for two rapists and ignoring their victims while claiming to be feminists to promote this film.
|April 6, 2023 9:02 AM
This type of historical cinema is purely for a gay and frau audience. Tiaras! Drama! Frilly dresses!
|April 6, 2023 9:31 AM
As a child, she owned a dog named Bummer!
|April 6, 2023 9:37 AM
I finally saw it and was underwhelmed.
|June 9, 2023 9:28 PM
Plus the post-modern anachronistic songs I did not like.
|June 9, 2023 10:31 PM