Finnland Helsinki

2012 | Drama | 25 min | BA Film

Directed by
Pascal Griesshammer
Robin Wenger

Collection: Degree Films 2012

Eleven year old Manuel grows up in an over-protected enviroment with his parents Jacqueline and Daniel. He has created a hide away in a hedge in the garden, where he can escape from his mother’s persistent surveillance. Here he keeps a collection of forbidden items. When his mother discovers the hiding place, Manuel loses his last refuge. He takes drastic action and spends one day of complete childhood.

Runtime25 min
Year of Production2012
Country of ProductionSwitzerland
Distribution FormatDCP, HDCAM SR, HDCAM, Blu-ray, DVD
Aspect Ratio16:9
Audio FormatStereo, 5.1
Shooting FormatProRes
Spoken LanguageSwiss German
Available SubtitlesGerman, English, French
Director Pascal Griesshammer
Robin Wenger
Cinematography Yunus Roy Imer
Production Design Chasper Bertschinger
Dido Schumacher
Music, Ludwig van Beethoven “Für Elise“,
Klavier: Pavlos Skerman
Editor Robin Wenger
Screenplay Robin Wenger
Pascal Griesshammer
Production Manager Fabian Kaiser
Aaron Arens
Leading ActorsPavlos Skerman
Regula Stüssi
Stephan Bürgi
Supporting ActorsSascha Lara Bleuler
Raffael Scherrer
Costume Design Catherine Barman
Makeup Artist Catherine Barman
Location Sound Engineer Christian Schäppi
Matthias Scherler
Sound Design Christof Steinmann
Sound Mixing Gregg Skerman
Christof Steinmann
Compositing Ralph Wetli
Graphic Artist Thomas Häusermann
Project Supervision Peter Purtschert
Stefan Jäger
Project Mentoring Michael Vögtlin
Executive Producer Filippo Bonacci
Head of Programme BA Film Prof. Bernhard Lehner