2012 | Drama, Adventure | 21 min | MA Film

Directed by Hannes Baumgartner

Collection: Degree Films 2012

A story from the swiss backcountry. Two brothers and two utopic goals: While Manuel (24) ) tries to build up an existence on the ramshackle farm of his family, René (27) wants to convince his younger brother to join his criminal activities. René is dreaming of a future for both together on Teneriffa, but Manuel prefers to go his own way.
Meanwhile Sara (19) starts to like the reckless brother.

Runtime21 min
Year of Production2012
Country of ProductionSwitzerland
Distribution FormatDCP, HDCAM, Digi Beta
Aspect Ratio1:2.35
Audio Format5.1
Shooting FormatProRes
Spoken LanguageSwiss German
Available SubtitlesGerman, English, French
Director Hannes Baumgartner
Cinematography Jan Mettler
Production Design Demian Wohler
Music Christof Steinmann
Victor Moser
Pascal Goffin
Mario Baumann
Jonathan Winkler
Editor Vera Kovac
Screenplay Hannes Baumgartner
Creative Producer Aminta Iseppi
Leading ActorsMatthias Britschgias Manuel
Aaron Hitzas René
Jessy Moravecas Sara
Casting Hannes Baumgartner
Costume Design Angela Schmidt
Makeup Artist Joelle Held
Location Sound Engineer Mario Baumann
Sound Design Mario Baumann
Sound Mixing Gregg Skerman
Compositing Janos Menberg
Hannes Rüttimann
Graphic Artist Adrian Glatthorn
Technical Support Equipment Gian Courtin
Technical Support Postproduction Rebecca Siegfried
Project Mentoring Dominik Bernet
Stefan Jäger
Pierre Mennel
Barbara Weber
Sabine Boss
Executive Producer Filippo Bonacci
Anita Wasser
Head of Programme MA Film Prof. Markus Imboden


1. April 2013
Swiss Young Filmmakers Festival

3rd Prize: Teneriffa by Hannes Baumgartner | Special Award: Island by Jan-Eric Mack, Short feature film 2012

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1. November 2012
Winterthur Short Film Award – Cadrage

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1. November 2012
Cadrage Nominations

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21. October 2012

Talent Award, Schnitt Filmplus Festival, Cologne

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VGIK International Student Festival

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