CHRIS THE SWISS
CHRIS THE SWISS / 2018 / Switzerland, Germany, Croatia, Finland / 90 min
In the midst of the Yugoslav Wars, a young Swiss journalist, Christian Würtemberg, is found dead in mysterious circumstances. Anja Kofmel, his cousin, was only a little girl at that time. After twenty years she decided to find out what happened with her admired cousin. The film is a story of an exciting journey. In order to reveal the secret of Chris’ death the director mixes animation, archival footage and investigative memos in her film.
The Swiss director was born in 1982, in Lugano.
2006 Boxer Box
2005 Je Suisse
Samir, Sinisa Juricic, Heino Deckert, Iikka Vehkalahti
Simon Guy Fässler
Megan Gay (Narration), Joel Basman (Voice of Chris)