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HAPPY NEW YEAR

by Christoph Schaub

synopsis

Zurich, December 31. A lonely divorcée decides to celebrate New Year's Eve with a philosophical taxi driver; an antisocial man who still plays with models is forced to baby-sit the 8-year-old girl next door; a lovesick adolescent comforts her alcoholic mother before going out with one of her friends; a couple in their seventies go through a crisis when their dog runs away; two police officers learn about life together during the night shift.

original title: Happy New Year
country: Switzerland
sales agent: T&C Edition
year: 2008
genre: fiction
directed by: Christoph Schaub
film run: 94'
screenplay: Grischa Duncker, Thomas Hess
cast: Nils Althaus, Johanna Bantzer, Bruno Cathomas, Jörg Schneider, Denise Virieux, Joel Basman, Irene Fritschi, Pascal Holzer, Katharina von Bock
cinematography by: Stéphane Kuthy
film editing: Marina Wernli
art director: Susanne Jauch
costumes designer: Dorothee Schmid
music: Balz Bachmann, Peter Bräker
producer: Marcel Hoehn
production: T&C Film AG, SRF - Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen, Teleclub AG
distributor: Columbus Film
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