Chris the Swiss

Animated Documentary Film / Switzerland – Croatia – Germany – Finland / 2018 / 90′

  • Author:Anja Kofmel
  • Director:Anja Kofmel
  • DoP:Simon Guy Fässler
  • Editor:Stefan Kälin
  • Festivals:FF Cannes 2018
  • World Sales:Urban Distribution

Croatia, January 1992. In the midst of the Yugoslav Wars, Chris, a young Swiss journalist is found dead in mysterious circumstances. He was wearing the uniform of an international mercenary group. Anja Kofmel was his cousin. As a little girl, she used to admire this handsome young man; now a grown-up woman, she decides to investigate his story, trying to understand what really was the involvement of Chris in the conflict…

Dschoint Ventschr Filmproduktion (CH) in co-production with Ma.ja.de., Nukleus Film (HR) and IV Films (FI). In association with SRF, SRG SSR and YLE. Supported by Eurimages, Bundesamt für Kultur, Zürcher Filmstiftung, Succès Cinéma, Lotteriefonds Kanton Solothurn, SSA, Suissimage, Ernst Göhner Foundation, Focal, Verena Josephsohn, Croatian Audiovisual Centre, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung and Finnish Film Foundation.

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