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by Martin Rengel


For Sandra, a woman in her late teens, life is wonderful. She has recently fallen in love with Daniel, a member of the group of young men she hangs around with frequently. Daniel is flattered by Sandra's affection for him and they begin to spend more time together apart from the rest of the gang. Daniel's friends consider Sandra a nuisance, and they expect him to reject her. The ensuing conflict is eventually resolved on a trip through the countryside where the love story ends tragically. Based on a true story.

international title: JOY RIDE
original title: JOY RIDE
country: Switzerland
sales agent: Abrakadabra Films
year: 2000
genre: fiction
directed by: Martin Rengel
film run: 90'
release date: CH 16/11/2000
screenplay: Lukas B. Suter, Martin Rengel
cast: Claudia Knabenhans, Bruno Zehnder, Sebastian Hölz, Edward Piccin, Stephan Krauer
cinematography by: Marco Barberi
film editing: Bernhard Lehner
art director: Pascale Wiedemann, Jo Schablowsky
producer: Claudia Wick
production: Abrakadabra Films, SRF - Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen, Teleclub AG, Annazarah Films (CH)
distributor: Frenetic Films
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