In Octobre 2014, Visions du Réel On Tour accompanies the theatrical release in German-speaking Switzerland of three Swiss films, two of them were selected during the last Festival edition: L’Abri by Fernand Melgar (Locarno 2014), Sleepless in New York by Christian Frei (Visions du Réel 2014 International Competition) and ThuleTuvalu by Matthias von Gunten (winner of the Silver Sesterce SRG SSR for the best Swiss film at Visions du Réel 2014). Previews and premieres in the presence of the filmmakers are scheduled.
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Sleepless in New York by Christian Frei
Switzerland 2014 | 92’ | VO
Visions du Réel 2014 - International Competition
In the presence of the filmmaker and of the main protagonist:
preview | October 13, 2014, 18:30
kult.kino atelier, Basel
preview | October 14 2014, 19:30
Kino Houdini, Zürich
premiere | October 16, 2014, 18:30
Theatrical release in German-speaking Switzerland on October 16, 2014.
For four days Alley has been nestled on the sofa, crying, her thoughts running around in circles: “Why doesn’t he come back to me? What does she have that I don’t?” Michael and Rosey are tormented by similar thoughts. Lovesickness is the topic of this film, which, according to the filmmaker, “explores the immeasurably difficult path out of self-destructive, obsessive behaviour… towards a new self.”
The 2014-2015 season of Visions du Réel On Tour is launched in German-speaking Switzerland thanks to the generous support of La Mobilière.
The Fondation Ernst Göhner also supports the Visions du Réel On Tour project since its beginnings in 2012.