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For All The Trees

Manuel Halter, son of a Luzern middle-class family, is a typical example of those born around the turn of the millennium, of Generation Y. The casting of the central character might remind older cinemagoers of the actor Werner Enke. But his quick repartee (famously: “Es wird böse enden”, or: “it...

Oct , 19
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Escape from Patagonia

The place is Argentina. More precisely, the southern tip of Patagonia. The year is 1879. Patagonia is still under the indigenous rule of the Mapuche. During an expedition, the naturalist and geographer Francisco Moreno and his fellow travelers are captured by a group of Mapuche Indians. ...

Oct , 18
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The Swan

Nine-year-old Sól is a chagrined, introverted daydreamer, who, much to her parents' dismay, has been caught shoplifting – again. As punishment, and because they are getting a divorce, her parents send her off to her aunt's farm in the desolate countryside of Iceland over the summer, where she is supposed...

Oct , 18
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Tomato Red

"Are you dangerous? What’s your story?", the curly redhead Jamalee asks the ex-con Sammy Barlach with a smile that was a little too much on the maliciously seductive side. She found him after he broke into her house on a drinking binge, had one too many and fell asleep there....

Oct , 18