CHRIS THE SWISS

CHRIS THE SWISS / 2018 / Switzerland, Germany, Croatia, Finland / 90 min

“CineDocs Prize“

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.

Saturday, 14 September 2019 21:00 Zukor screen (premiere)
Sunday, 15 September 2019 13:00 Uránia screen (repetition)
Monday, 16 September 2019 16:00 Uránia screen (repetition)

Director:
Anja KOFMEL

Biography:
The Swiss director was born in 1982, in Lugano.

Filmography:

2009 Chrigi,
2006 Boxer Box
2005 Je Suisse
2004 Strichcode

Producer:
Samir, Sinisa Juricic, Heino Deckert, Iikka Vehkalahti

Cinematographer:
Simon Guy Fässler

Film editor:
Anja Kofmel

Cast:
Megan Gay (Narration), Joel Basman (Voice of Chris)

Distributor:
Urban Distribution