Hand in Hand

2019 | Fantasy, Comedy, Animation | 3 min | BA Film

Directed by Ennio Ruschetti

Collection: Degree Films 2019

Only a formal handshake separates two politicians from a sealed contract. But as both stubbornly try to gain the upper hand within the gesture, their grim intransigence takes on a monstrous life of its own.

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Runtime3 min
Year of Production2019
Country of ProductionSwitzerland
Distribution FormatProRes, DCP
Aspect Ratio1.85:1
Audio Format5.1, Stereo
Shooting FormatProRes
Spoken LanguageWithout dialog
Director, Screenplay, Editor Ennio Ruschetti
Cinematography Rafael Kistler
Editor Noah van Dok
Sound Design Oscar van Hoogevest
Production Design Isabelle Simmen

Madlen Hallauer
Digital Colorist Valentin Karl Huber
Leading ActorsJürg Plüssas Hausmeister
Urs Peter Woltersas Politiker 1
Jürg Bünzlias Politiker 2
Supporting ActorsBruno Kocheras Politiker
Teresa Matusadilaas Politikerin
Paul Ruschettias Politiker
Chris Haefelias Politiker
Julian Laybourneas Stimme Politiker
Tobie Wittmannas Journalist, Stimme Politiker
First Assistant Director Daniel Grabherr
Second Assistant Director Noah van Dok
Unit Manager Urs Berlinger
Runner Kathrin Schweizer
Caterer Carlo Beer
David Oesch
Focus Puller Johannes Bachmann
2. AC Hae-Sup Sin
Gaffer Lukas Graf
Electrician Noah Frey
Valentin Huber
Michael Shepherd
Tobie Wittmann
Sound Recordist Daniel Loepfe
Sound Mixing Gregg Skermann
Music Antonio Vivaldo - Primavera
Violin Lea Mollet
Visual Effects Robin Disch
Technical Support Equipment Gian Courtin
Project Mentoring Mike Schaerer
Thomas Gerber
Executive Producer Filippo Bonacci
Programme Director Sabine Boss


16. July 2019
HAND IN HAND by Ennio Ruschetti wins den Taurus Studio Award at NIFFF

The graduation film HAND IN HAND by Ennio Ruschetti wins the Taurus Studio Award (CHF 2,000 worth of sound post production services) at the 19th NIFFF (Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival).


2. July 2019
Two films in competition at Neuchâtel Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF)

We are happy to have two world premieres in the competition of this year's NIFFF (Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival). Grimbart by Daniel Grabherr (Seminar Sprache & Sprechen) and HAND IN HAND by Ennio Ruschetti (Bachelor 2019) will be screened at the biggest and most important swiss genre festival.

Programm NIFFF


21. January 2020 – 26. January 2020
41. Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis 2020
41. Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis 2020

21. December 2019 – 21. December 2019
SRF 2 - Die lange Nacht der kurzen Filme

15. November 2019 – 24. November 2019
32nd Foyle Film Festival 2019

5. November 2019 – 10. November 2019
24th Kurzfilmtage Winterthur 2019

26. September 2019 – 6. October 2019
16th Reykjavík Intl. Film Festival
Reykjavík, Island

5. July 2019
5. July 2019 – 13. July 2019
Two films at Neuchâtel Intl. Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF)
Neuchâtel Intl. Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF)
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Swiss Shorts 6.7, Passage 1, 17:00 11.7, Passage 1, 14:45