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by Stéphanie Barbey, Luc Peter


Out in desert-like nature, living in the shadows of the immense fence that is erected to control Mexican immigration, seven Americans tell how the border transforms their lives. They observe the haunting traces left by the crossing migrants – people they never come face to face with – as they confide their fear, defiance and at times even compassion.

international title: Broken Land
original title: Broken Land
country: Switzerland
sales agent: Deckert Distribution
year: 2014
genre: documentary
directed by: Stéphanie Barbey, Luc Peter
film run: 75'
screenplay: Stéphanie Barbey, Luc Peter, Aude Py
cinematography by: Peter Mettler, Luc Peter
film editing: Florent Mangeot, Peter Mettler, Vincent Pluss
music: Franz Treichler
producer: Aline Schmid
production: Intermezzo Films, RTS - Radio Télévision Suisse, SRG SSR
distributor: Xenix Filmdistribution Gmbh
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