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SILVER FOREST

by Christine Repond

synopsis

A coming-of-age story, set in a small Swiss town in a bleak winter landscape. A group of boys struggle with their mounting anger with the mundane world, resulting in a string of escalating acts of violence. Deep in the forest they finally find a release for their aggression by joining a skinhead gang – only to discover the boundaries where harmless play turns into murder.

international title: Silver Forest
original title: Silberwald
country: Switzerland
year: 2010
genre: fiction
directed by: Christine Repond
film run: 85'
release date: CH 30/11/2011
screenplay: Christine Repond
cast: Saladin Deller, Naftali Wyler, Basil Medici, Heidi Züger, Dieter Stoll, Carmen Klug, Naemi Eggimann, Marcus Signer, Christoph Gaugler, Danièle Themis
cinematography by: Michael Leuthner, Fabienne Gallina
film editing: Ulrike Tortora, Rebecca Siegfried
art director: Karin Oyewusi
costumes designer: Julia Ensner
producer: Karin Koch
production: Dschoint Ventschr Filmproduktion AG, Allary Film, SRF - Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen
distributor: Dschoint Ventschr Filmproduktion AG
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