Pierrot Lunaire (film)

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Pierrot Lunaire
Directed by Bruce LaBruce
Produced by
  • Tomas Liska
  • Anna Mülter
Written by Bruce LaBruce
  • Susanne Sachsse
  • Luizo Vega
  • Maria Ivanenko
Music by Arnold Schoenberg
Cinematography Tomas Liska
Distributed by Die Lamb
Release dates
  • 9 February 2014 (2014-02-09) (Berlin)
Running time 51 minutes
Country Canada
Language German

Pierrot Lunaire is a Canadian/German film, which premiered at the 2014 Berlin Film Festival.[1]

Written and directed by Bruce LaBruce as an adaptation of Arnold Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire, the film adds a transgender interpretation to the work, starring Susanne Sachsse as a trans man Pierrot.[2] The film originated as a theatrical production of Pierrot Lunaire, which LaBruce directed for Berlin's Hebbel am Ufer theatre in 2011.[3]

The film won a Jury Award from the 2014 Teddy Award jury.[4]


  1. ^ "Raspberry&Cream boards Pierrot Lunaire". Screen Daily, January 7, 2014.
  2. ^ Pierrot Lunaire at the Berlin International Film Festival.
  3. ^ "A cock of one's own". Exberliner, March 8, 2011.
  4. ^ "Berlin: 'The Way He Looks' and 'The Circle' Lead Teddy Award Winners". IndieWire. Retrieved 2014-02-15. 

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