Jessica Hausner

 Jessica Hausner was born in Vienna, Austria. She studied directing at the Filmakademie of Vienna, where in 1996 she made the short film FLORA, which won the LĂ©opard de Demain at the Locarno Festival. INTER-VIEW, her graduation film, won the Prix du Jury of the CinĂ©fondation at the Cannes Film Festival in 1999. Two years later, LOVELY RITA, her first feature film, was presented in Un Certain Regard at the Cannes Film Festival before being distributed in twenty territories.