On the eve of Rita Hesse’s first breakthrough as a New York City artist, her deceased mother Iris, returns to thwart her daughter’s success, as a 1960’s bra which seeks to control Rita’s body and the outcome of her career.

  • Running Time: 98 minutes
  • Countries: Canada/Germany
  • Production Phase: Feature script completed
  • Grants: Writers residency at the Kunstnarhuset Messen in Norway, writing grant from Conseil des Arts et Lettres du Québec (CALQ)
  • Investors: Interest from Philippe Reynaert and Wallimage, Belgium, Carl Kruse (private equity, Berlin DE) 
  • Coproducer: Anja Wedell (CZAR Films, Berlin, Germany)
  • Production phase: Completed script developed with producers Julia Berg (Untamed Stories, UK), Sam Brain (UK)
  • Leading producer interest: Julie Strifler, Wildling Pictures (Toronto, Canada)




Still in progress

Director + Writer
Carla B. Guttmann

Development Producers
Julia Berg, Untamed Stories (UK)
Sam Brain (UK)

Anja Wedell, CZAR Films (Germany)