Katharina Mückstein

Katharina Mückstein is an Austrian film director, screenwriter and producer. She wrote and directed TALEA (2013) and L'ANIMALE (2018), which premiered at the 2018 Berlin Film Festival in the Panorama section. She won the Austrian Film Award for Best Documentary for THREE FARMERS AND A SON in 2017.


A film by Katharina Mückstein

2018 - Austria - Drama

Mati and her boy gang on their tuned motocross bikes are the terror of their village and make life difficult for all the girls. But when Sebastian, the leader of the pack, falls in love with Mati and she becomes friends with Carla, one of the victims of their needling, Mati runs the risk of losing her place with the boys. At the same time, a deeply hidden secret stands between Mati’s parents, and the two of them must decide: what counts for more, seeming or being?