30.09. - 09.10.2021

Little Paradise Switzerland 2010 | 96 min | OV | Colour | FF 2010

Paul Riniker

Paul Riniker (*1946) was an editor andfilmmaker at Swiss television. He made over70 documentaries and is a lecturer at severalgeological institutions. Sommervögel is hisfirst feature film.

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After a lengthy spell in prison, Res, an aging biker, finds himself as an odd-job man on a camping site – straight in the dreamworld of Greta, a 33-years-old, mentally challenged woman. She still lives at home with her parents who are over protective and treat her like a handicapped person. Greta falls in love with Res. He is irritated by her strange nature but touched by her directness. And despite the fierce resistance from her family and the people around them an extraordinary love story ensues.

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Original title: Sommervögel
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Swiss, German
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Paul Riniker
Screenplay: Signe Astrup, Eva Vitja
Cast: Sabine Timoteo, Roeland Wiesnekker, Anna Thalbach, Dorothee Müggler
Producer: Christian Davi, Christof Neracher
Director of Photography: Felix von Muralt
Music: Marcel Vaid
Production Design: Su Erdt
Editor: Miriam Flury
Sound: 0
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Format: 35 mm
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