Make My Day

2019 | Road Movie, Coming of Age, Comedy | 23 min | BA Film

Directed by Kirstin Reppas

Collection: Degree Films 2019

Reto decides to bring a drastic end to the custody battle with his wife for their daughter. En route he meets the teenage runaway Sam. He insists on driving her safely home to her parents in Italy.
Their initially reluctant cooperation and the resulting adventure cause them to question their determination to leave their families behind.

Runtime23 min
Year of Production2019
Country of ProductionSwitzerland, Italy
Distribution FormatProRes, DCP
Aspect Ratio2.39:1
Audio Format5.1, Stereo
Shooting FormatProRes
Spoken LanguageEnglish, Swiss German, Italian
Available SubtitlesEnglish, German, Italian, Spanish, French
Director, Screenplay Kirstin Reppas
Cinematography Ennio Ruschetti
Editor Kirstin Reppas
Lars Wicki
Music Jakob Eisenbach
Sound Design Raphael Werner
Production Design Simona Mele
Leading ActorsJürg Plüssas Reto
Nicole Thomasas Sam
Supporting ActorsNicola Perotas Luca
Mauro Galatias Alessio
Giorgio Albaneseas Davide
Manfred Liechtias Motel owner
Eleanor Paunovićas Sams mother's voice
Matthew Leighas Sams father's voice
Urs Berlingeras Traveler
Ambra Peyeras Waitress
Mónica Reppas-Schmidas Voice of Sam‘s mother
Jeffrey Thomasas Voice of Sam‘s father
Assistant Director Stephanie Burla
Unit Manager Urs Berlinger
Production Manager Michael Karrer
Fabienne Steiner
Costume Design Jeanne Bourgignon
Makeup Artist Agnes Schmid
Simona Mele
1. AC ITALY Raphael Schultze-Schilddorf
2. AC Vanja Tognola
Gaffer Jonathan Hug
Electrician Luca Marano
Ian Oggenfuss

Kenneth Gilomen
Assistant Art Director Roxane Buchter
Location Sound Engineer Daniel Loepfe
Dialogue Supervisor Flurin Devonas
Sound Mixing Gregg Skerman
Digital Colorist Valentin Karl Huber
Ennio Ruschetti
VFX Das Alte Lager
Location Scouts Janni Knupfer

Gianni Ruschetti
Translator Ambra Peyer
Vanja Tognola
Lea Pasinetti
Michele Cirigliano
Technical Support Equipment Andreas Birkle
Technical Support Postproduction Norbert Kottmann, Yasmin Joerg
Project Mentoring Mike Schaerer
Thomas Gerber
Financial Support Mercator Stiftung Schweiz
Mezzadri Carrosserie - Spenglerei
Gemeinde Zumikon
Hastings AG
Line producer Filippo Bonacci
Programme Director Sabine Boss