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Wolkenbruch Film Review

Our review of “Wolkenbruch”, the Swiss blockbuster of 2018

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"Wolkenbruch's Wondrous Journey into the Arms of a Shiksa" is a romantic comedy about a young orthodox Jew in Zürich.
Blue My Mind Swiss Film

Our review of "Blue My Mind", the Swiss film about teenage angst

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First screened at the Zurich Film Festival, "Blue My Mind" has received the Golden Eye Award and the Critics Choice Awards...
Heimatland Movie

Heimatland/Wonderland (Movie Review)

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With the arrival of autumn, a mysterious dark cloud is emerging from central Switzerland. In "Heimatland", the country is in a state of emergency...
Chrieg Film (2015)

Chrieg - War (Movie Review)

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Matteo is an attractive but somewhat frail teenager. His parents send him to a remote alp, where a bitter surprise awaits him. The movie "Chrieg" is...
Freifall - Eine Liebesgeschichte

Free Falling - Freifall Eine Liebesgeschichte (Movie Review)

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In order to understand the Swiss documentary Free Falling, you have to listen to the author and protagonist Mirjam Von Arx...
Schweizer Helden Film

Schweizer Helden - Swiss Heroes (Movie Review)

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Posters for the latest Swiss movie, Schweizer Helden, have been up for weeks. It is the story of Sabine, a housewife who has recently...
Der Koch - The Cook - Martin Suter

Der Koch - The Cook (Movie Review)

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Love goes through the stomach: The latest Swiss movie production is Der Koch, based on a popular novel. It is the story of Maravan and Andrea...
Swiss Life: 30 Things I Wish I'd Known - Chantal Panozzo

Swiss Life: 30 Things I Wish I’d Known (Book Review)

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After arriving in Switzerland, Chantal Panozzo quickly discovered that a building's laundry room can be a crucible of learning about Swiss...
Der Goalie bin ig (2014)

Der Goalie bin ig - I'm the Goal Keeper (Movie Review)

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We are at the end of the eighties, and Ernst (whom everyone calls Goalie) returns to the small town of Schummertal after spending a year in prison...