Little Joe

A film by Jes­si­ca Haus­ner. In Eng­lish with Ger­man subtitles.

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Ali­ce, a sin­gle mother, is a dedi­ca­ted seni­or plant bree­der at a cor­po­ra­ti­on enga­ged in deve­lo­ping new spe­ci­es. She has engi­nee­red a very spe­cial crim­son flower, remar­kab­le not only for its beau­ty but also for its the­ra­peu­tic value: if kept at the ide­al tem­pe­ra­tu­re, fed pro­per­ly and spo­ken to regu­lar­ly, this plant makes its owner hap­py. Against com­pa­ny poli­cy, Ali­ce takes one home as a gift for her teena­ge son, Joe. They chris­ten it ‘Litt­le Joe’ but as it grows, so too does Alice’s sus­pi­ci­on that her new crea­ti­ons may not be as harm­less as their nick­na­me suggests.


AT/GB/DE 2019, 109 Min., engl. OmU
Regie: Jes­si­ca Hausner
Kame­ra: Mar­tin Gschlacht
Schnitt: Kari­na Ressler
mit: Emi­ly Bee­cham, Ben Wis­haw, Ker­ry Fox


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