The Evil Witch
Die böse Hexe

2021 | Adventure | 11 min | BA Film

Directed by Valentin Räber

Collection: Degree Films 2021

The young girl Valesquita lives in a medieval village in poor conditions. But her mother seems to hide tons of gold, and Valesquita strongly suspects her to be an evil witch that tries to jinx the people of the village.
Valesquita decides to reveal her mother's secret and searches for clues. As her mother catches her in the act, she freezes in fear.
But as the two look each other in the eyes, Valesquita realizes that her opponent isn't an evil witch, but only her malicious mother.


Runtime11 min
Year of Production2021
Country of ProductionSwitzerland
Distribution FormatProRes, DCP
Aspect Ratio2.39:1
Audio FormatStereo, 5.1
Spoken LanguageGerman
Director, Screenplay Valentin Räber
Cinematography Raphael Werner
Production Design Tamara Baumann
Editor Valentin Räber, Lars Wicki
Music Aleksandra Sucur
Production Manager Andreas Warren Matty, Lauro Jenni
Leading ActorsMia Miljkoas Valesquita
Catriona Guggenbühlas Mutter
Costume Design Rebecca Zesiger, Sara Dussling, Sophia Schweizer
Make Up Rose Zubler, Jessica Zbinden
Location Sound Engineer Lars Wicki
Sound Design Kathleen Moser
Sound Mixing Gregg Skerman
Digital Colorist Nino Michel
Technical Support Equipment Andreas Birkle, Valentino Vignitti, Marco Quandt, Gian Courtin
Technical Support Postproduction Norbert Kottmann, Yasmin Joerg, Fabienne Koch
Project Supervision Pierre Mennel, Christoph Schaub
Executive Producer Filippo Bonacci
Programme Director Sabine Boss