excerpts from:

Banking District

Miséricorde

Operazione Lombardia

Goal

Fuori dalle corde

La diga

Swisslove

Bad trip to Mars

Goal

  • The short movie is an episode of the collection “La faute à Rousseau”, an homage to the philosopher for his 300th birthday.

x Please stop the movie before closing

Fuori dalle Corde

  • feature film, 86 min, 2007
  • Michele “MIKE” Lo Russo is a young Italian boxer who moved to Hamburg to follow his professional boxing career. It all seems to go well until the day he loses a fight and his German manager decides not to renew his contract. With no future as a boxer in Germany, he returns to Trieste and enters an illegal fight club business, taking place just across the border, in Croatia.
  • The film had his world premiere at the Locarno Film Festival 2007, in Competition and won the "Pardo for Best Male Interpretation", assigned to Michele Venitucci

x Please stop the movie before closing

SwissLove

  • interactive feature film, 90 min, 2002
  • The first interactive romantic comedy
  • This interactive film was made for the Swiss national exhibition of 2002 and was seen by more than 1 million spectators.

x Please stop the movie before closing

La Diga (The Dam)

  • tv-movie, 85 min, 2003
  • The giant dam of Bosco Lais conceals a dark secret. When an 8-year-old girl arrives in the village, the past comes back and the dam starts to tremble.
  • La Diga was made for the Swiss state TV and the European cultural TV Arte. The TV movie was screened at many festivals and took part in the international competition at “Cinéma Tout Ecran” in Geneva.

x Please stop the movie before closing

Bad Trip to Mars

  • short film, 17 min, 1996
  • 1991, two Soviet spacemen are sent to Mars on a mysterious mission. Walt Disney brings them back to Earth.
  • This short film won several prizes, among them a prize in the section “ Leopards of tomorrow” at the Locarno Film Festival. Bad Trip to Mars was screened in many festivals, like Toronto, Tel Aviv, etc.

x Please stop the movie before closing

Operazione Lombardia

  • 52 min. 2014
  • Operazione Lombardia is a mockumetary for TV about the annexation of the Lombardia (the northern region of Italy) to Switzerland. Inspired by the real declaration of a Swiss prime minister, the TV-movie provoked a large reaction throughout Switzerland and Italy.

x Please stop the movie before closing

Miséricorde

  • Feature film, 90 min, 2016
  • Thomas, a Swiss adrift policeman, lives within the Aboriginal community in Northern Canada. When a child from the reserve is hit by a reckless driver, he promises to find the drunk driver and make him apologize to the mother. This quest will bring back the darkest memories of his own past. Muriel del Don - "Cineuropa"

x Please stop the movie before closing

"Quartier des Banques" - "Banking District"

  • tv series 6X52 min, 2017
  • The first series ever set in the Swiss private banking sector, "Quartier des Banques" - "Banking District" will entrap you in a world where family and banking secrets run parallel. The series had a huge success in Switzerland and is released world wide

x Please stop the movie before closing