Clara, an aspiring gynecologist, is enthusiastically supporting her patients, no matter if they are bringing a child into the world or are making the decision to have an abortion. At the same time, she is attempting to be a good wife and loving mother to her two little children. However, with the increasing pressures of daily life, her self imposed belief systems are beginning to falter, her duties in the clinic suddenly seem insurmountable and her family life is slipping away.
Director Lilli Schwabe, born 1980 in Kassel, studied acting in Vienna and New York. She performed internationally in Theater, Film and TV productions. She graduated from the University of Vienna with a Masters Degree in Theater, Film and Media Studies. “UNDERPRESSURE” is Lilli’s film debut.