2019 | Drama | 10 min | BA Film

Directed by David Oesch

Collection: Degree Films 2019

In the luxury restaurant, an upcoming cook pursues her career. But to rise up in the brutal pecking order and impress the boss, this kitchen doesn't need art and creativity, but sweat and blood.

Trailer CRU

Runtime10 min
Year of Production2019
Country of ProductionSwitzerland
Distribution FormatDCP
Aspect Ratio2.39:1
Audio Format5.1, Stereo
Shooting FormatProRes
Spoken LanguageFrench
Available SubtitlesEnglish, German, French
Director, Screenplay David Oesch
Cinematography, Colorist Ramón Königshausen
Editor Elias Jutzet
Production Design, Costume Jeanne-Vera Bourguignon
Music Janos Mijnssen
Production Manager Antonia Durisch
Leading ActorsJeanne Werneras Köchin
Malika Khatiras Chefköchin
Supporting ActorsNic Aklinas Sous-Chef
Assistant Director Luisa Ricar
Second Assistant Director Stefanie Burla
Second Assistant Director, 2nd Unit Pascal Egli
Unit Manager Jonas van der Kleji
Tonmeister Benoit Barraud
Sound Mixing, Sound Design Gina Keller
Make-up Artist Linda Schär
Visual Effects Robin Disch
Food Stylist, Mentoring Yannik Breitenstein
Programme Director Sabine Boss


24. January 2020
CRU wins Student Visionary Award at Tribeca Film Festival in New York

ZHdK-Alumni David Oesch has won the Student Visionary Award with his Degree film «Cru» at the renowed Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Oeschs Thriller was one of 64 Short Films from 20 different countries and played in the category «Without Borders».

Award Ceremony

11. October 2019
CRU by David Oesch in Competition at Camerimage

CRU by David Oesch is an official selection for the student competition at Camerimage in Poland.

Official Selection