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by Sören Senn


After living 35 years in America, the former ski racer Charly returns to Toggenburg, where he unexpectedly meets Margrit – the woman he almost married. A marriage hindered in the last moment by a mishap with the car’s handbrake and an unfortunate series of misunderstandings. Since then Charly’s VW beetle has remained at the bottom of a mountain lake with the wedding ring in the glove compartment. Admittedly, decades have left their mark on the erstwhile perfect couple, but little by little the two realise that emotions from their past still exist.

original title: Charly's Comeback
country: Switzerland
year: 2010
genre: fiction
directed by: Sören Senn
film run: 92'
screenplay: Felix Benesch, Sören Senn
cast: Christian Kohlund, Charlotte Schwab, Ralph Schicha, Paula Kroh, Herbert Leiser
cinematography by: Andreas Höfer
film editing: Beat Lenherr
art director: Georg Bringolf
costumes designer: Lisa Meier
music: Christian Zehnder, Tomek Kolczynski
producer: Pascal Trächslin
production: Cineworx Filmproduktion GmbH, SRF - Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen
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