CHRIS THE SWISS

Animated documentary / Germany – Schwitzerland – Croatia / 90′

The Balkans, January 1992. Only a few months after Croatia’s declaration of independence from the Jugoslav confederation, the bloody civil war reached its peak. One early morning the body of 27-year-old Swiss journalist Christian Würtenberg is found near the border between Serbia and Croatia. His lifeless corpse wears the uniform of an international mercenary force. 19 years later, his cousin Anja Kofmel detects his story.

An animated documentary by Anja Kofmel. In co-production with Dschoint Ventschr (CH) and Nukleus Film (HR). Supported by Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, Euroimages, Zürcher Filmsitftung and SRF.