Chris the Swiss
Thu. March 14, 2019 6:00 p.m.
Goethe-Institut, San Francisco
San Francisco Premiere
90 min. Switzerland, Croatia, Germany, Finland (2018) BD.
English, Swiss German, Spanish and German w/ English subtitles
Director: Anja Kofmel
Voices of: Joel Basman, Domagoj Jankovic, Marko Cindric, Barbara Durovic, Dean Krivacic, Damjan Simic
World Sales: Urban Distribution International
Winner of the Filmpreis Stadt Zürich at the 2018 Zurich Film Awards.
Croatia, January 1992. In the midst of the Yugoslav Wars, Chris, a young Swiss journalist is found dead under 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.