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Das Mädchen und die Spinne

The Girl and the Spider

Ramon Zürcher, Silvan Zürcher
Suiza
 - 2021
1st film, 2nd film
Opta a: Espiga Arcoiris

Lisa is moving out. Mara is left behind. As boxes are shifted, walls painted and cupboards built, abysses begin to open up, yearnings fill the room and an emotional rollercoaster is set in motion. A tragicomic catastrophe film. A poetic ballad about change and transience.

Ramon Zürcher, Silvan Zürcher

Ramon Zürcher was born in 1982. From 2002 to 2005 he completed a Visual Arts degree at the Bern School of Arts (HKB). From 2006 to 2014 he studied Film Directing at the German Film and TV Academy of Berlin (DFFB). He completed his degree with and directed with his twin brother Silvan their first feature-length fiction film ‘The Strange Little Cat’, which premiered at the Berlinale Forum in 2013 and was shown at numerous festivals, and received several awards. ‘The Girl and the Spider’ is their second feature-length film. Silvan Zürcher was born in 1982. From 2002 to 2008, he studied philosophy, film studies and German studies at the Universities of Bern and Zurich. From 2009 to 2014 he studied film production at the German Film and TV Academy Berlin (DFFB). During his degree, he produced a series of short and medium-length films. On the side, he worked as a director’s assistant and developed his own material for fiction films.

Screenings

TECHNICAL DATA

DIRECTOR
Ramon Zürcher, Silvan Zürcher
SCREENPLAY
Ramon Zürcher, Silvan Zürcher
CINEMATOGRAPHY
Alexander Haßkerl
EDITOR
Ramon Zürcher, Katharina Bhend
SOUND
Balthasar Jucker, Felix Bussmann, Denis Séchaud
MUSIC
Philipp Moll
PRODUCED BY
Aline Schmid, Adrian Blaser
PRODUCTION COMPANY
Beauvoir Films, Zürcher Film, Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen
CAST
Henriette Confurius, Liliane Amuat, Ursina Lardi, Flurin Giger, André M. Hennicke, Ivan Georgiev, Dagna Litzenberger Vinet, Lea Draeger
RUNNING TIME
98 min.
FORMAT
Color
TYPE
Feature Film
COUNTRY
Suiza
YEAR OF PRODUCTION
2021
CONTACT
Cercamon
+971 566 063 824

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