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by Hannes Baumgartner


The true drama about a well-known top athlete, who evolves into a serial offender: The Swiss marathon runner Jonas Widmer is looking for a way to overcome his tragic past and as a result, becomes more and more entangled in an ominous double life.

international title: Midnight Runner
original title: Der Läufer
country: Switzerland
sales agent: Be for Films
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Hannes Baumgartner
film run: 92'
release date: FR 18/03/2020
screenplay: Hannes Baumgartner, Stefan Staub
cast: Max Hubacher, Luna Wedler, Caspar Kaeser, Lara Marian, Sylvia Rohrer, Annina Euling, Saladin Dellers, Christophe Sermet, Markus Amrein
cinematography by: Gaetan Varone
film editing: Christof Schertenleib
art director: Sabina Winkler, Demian Wohler
costumes designer: Leonie Zykan
producer: Stefan Eichenberger, Ivan Madeo
production: Contrast Film, SRF - Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen, Teleclub AG
distributor: Filmcoopi, Tamasa Distribution

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