Alma Mahler-Werfel has always been regarded as a widely ambiguous
person within the last century. Be it the extroverted maneater or an
highly respected contemporary muse. Nevertheless, her true innermost
BIG ALMA is the first precise documentary depicting Alma Mahler-Werfel’s life and commenting on her alleged infamous lifestyle.
interviews with contemporary witnesses all over the world accompany her
lifelong story, fundamentally driven by the wish to become a composer,
which had been a rather unusual and socially not accepted dream back in
1900. The tragic story of Alma Maria Mahler, born Schindler, widowed
Mahler, divorced Gropious and again widowed Werfel is a sensitive
journey into a paternally dominated century, yet coined by a
controversal and mysterious woman.