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War

War

Simon Jaquemet

Switzerland | 2014 | Genre: Drama | first feature film | running time: 106’

"The promising Swiss director has created a seductive ode to rebellion, a dangerous but reinvigorating escape from a claustrophobic and standardised society."
Muriel Del Don - Cineuropa

festivals & awards

New Directors, San Sebastián Film Festival 2014
Competition, Max Ophüls Festival 2015 / Best Feature, Best Actor

synopsis

The world is against fifteen-year-old Matteo. He has no friends and his parents seem to live in a different universe. One night two men carry him off: sent to a remote alp, where he is forced to spend the summer working hard.

info

War
original title

Chrieg

genre

Drama

country

Switzerland

running time

106’

produced by

Hugofilm Productions - Switzerland

in co-production with

SRF Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen - Switzerland

directed by

Simon Jaquemet

sales

Picture Tree International

In a society that destroyed adventure, the last adventure left is destroying that society.
TFL Programmes

FrameWork 2012
Script&Pitch 2011

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Simon Jaquemet

Scriptwriter, Film Director

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Christian Davi

Production

productions@hugofilm.ch