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by Caterina Mona


Semret is an Eritrean single mother who works at a Zurich hospital. When her teenage daughter pressures her to learn more about her origins, Semret refuses confrontation. But in order not to lose everything she loves, she will be forced to confront her past.

international title: Semret
original title: Semret
working title: Renaissance
country: Switzerland
sales agent: Pluto Film
year: 2022
genre: fiction
directed by: Caterina Mona
film run: 85’
screenplay: Caterina Mona
cast: Lula Mebrahtu, Tedros Teddy Teclebrhan, Hermela Tekleab, Fanuel Mengstab, Manuela Biedermann, Jocelyn Papp, Mona Petri
cinematography by: Gabriel Sandru
film editing: Noemi Katharina Preiswerk
art director: Su Erdt
costumes designer: Verena Haerdi
music: Marcel Vaid
producer: Michela Pini
co-producer: Pascal Trächslin
production: Cinedokke, Cineworx Filmproduktion GmbH, RSI - Radiotelevisione Svizzera di Lingua Italiana
distributor: Cineworx Gmbh

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