Two Sides of Love: A Film With Deep Family Roots Makes a Splash

It’s far from a given that creative “lightening” will strike twice in the same family — that a relative of a great artist will burn with an intensity and talent that turns heads. Such is the case of Charlotte Schioler, a relative of the great 20th Century Danish author Karen Blixen, better known by her pen name Isak Dinesen. Schioler is making a splash these days on the film festival scene with her first feature-length film, Maoussi, which is pronounced mousey — the name of a little white being at the center of the tale.