Switzerland

CONFUSION – a brilliant mockumentary

2015-03-17 // 0 Comments

Suspenseful and humorous, CONFUSION looks over the shoulder of film students Dario and Yacine who try to capture what is to become the most important day in the life of Swiss politician Caroline Gautier (Caroline Gasser). She needs to welcome a former Guantanamo detainee on Swiss soil and gets thrown in spanners from all sides on [...]

Polanski won’t attend Locarno film festival

2014-08-13 // 0 Comments

Roman Polanski withdraws from Locarno, writes Hollywood Reporter. Small wonder, I say … it was in Switzerland, at the Zurich Film Festival, that he was arrested. So why would he return? Locarno officials sound somewhat concerned … I must admit, I don’t understand the alleged protests in Switzerland either, but I do get it that Polanski [...]