The online platform Doc Alliance offers three films selected among the best of Visions du Réel 2012. Event: Original view of the world in Nyon - in free streaming from April 15 to April 21, 2013.
Matthew's Laws (De regels van Matthijs)
2012 | Netherland | 70min
Grand Prize the Swiss Post for the best feature-length film of the International Competition at Visions du Réel 2012
The filmmaker, Marc Schmidt, reveals the everyday life of his childhood friend Matthijs, who lives with autism. Fragile but of exceptional intelligence, he establishes a system for analysing and controlling every moment of his life...
The Turtle's Rage (Schildkrötenwut)
2012 | Germany | 70min
Prize Regard Neuf at Visions du Réel 2012
A man leaves his wife and his 12-year-old daughter in Berlin to return to Palestine, to fight for his people and make a fresh start. After ten years, the man is expelled by the Israelis and forced to return to Germany where his wif allows him to live in the cellar of her row house. His daughter tries to understand this mysterious man, who spends his days in silence... like a turtle in its shell.
2011 | United Kingdom | 7min
Award of the Young Public and Société des Hôteliers de la Côte for the best film in the First Step section
Auschwitz is not only the place where one of the most horrible crimes against humanity was perpetrated. It is also the place where mankind goes to remember and to mourn. It is an icon of a wound inflicted on history.
The Doc Alliance selection at Visions du Réel 2013
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