Tag: Switzerland

Open Season (1974) 6.1

Open Season (1974)

Three Vietnam vets have become so conditioned to violence that they have developed psychotic tendencies. They kidnap people, brutalize them, then turn them loose and hunt them like animals. However the father of one of t...

CERN & The Sense of Beauty (2017) 6.4

CERN & The Sense of Beauty (2017)

An exploration of the link between science and beauty through the work of scientists at CERN, in Geneva.::Max Borg...

Dataland (2019) 6.2

Dataland (2019)

AI already plays a major role in the developed world, from transport logistics to health-care and national security. But we're only just scratching the surface of AI's capabilities. From Ireland's 'smart cities' in Europ...

Himalaya (1999) 7.5

Himalaya (1999)

An aging chief's last stand, lessons for the new, and the education of a young chief-to-be played against harsh Nature in Nepal's Dolpo. When his son dies returning from Tibet's salt lakes, Tinle blames Karma, his son's ...

The Hour of Living (2012) 5.5

The Hour of Living (2012)

Theo goes looking for someone who can tell him about his dad and the person he loved. His quest leads him into the Alps, where George has been living as a recluse for ten years. As they meet, the two men start to make se...

Tranquillo (2018) 6.9

Tranquillo (2018)

As a twenty-something youngster Peter is living a routined urban life and organizes parties. He's charming but acts egoistically. A chronic tinnitus is leading to self-destructive impulses, in which he isolates himself, ...

Black Panther (2014) 5.5

Black Panther (2014)

After many years apart, Emilie (26) meets her brother Jakob (22) again. She not only shares her sadness about the loss of their parents with him, but also a secret... It is Emilie's wish to arrange the sale of their join...

Merci pour le Chocolat (2000) 6.7

Merci pour le Chocolat (2000)

In Lausanne, the aspirant pianist Jeanne Pollet has lunch with her mother Louise Pollet, her boyfriend Axel and his mother. Lenna leans that when she was born, a nurse had mistakenly told to the prominent pianist André P...

The Salt of Tears (2020) 5.9

The Salt of Tears (2020)

Driven by his desire to become a cabinetmaker, Luc arrives in Paris. Lost in the banlieues, he asks Djemila for directions. In the girl's shyness, Luc glimpses the chance of an adventure. The two meet again but then Luc ...

Falciani’s Tax Bomb: The Man Behind the Swiss Leaks (2015) 6.9

Falciani’s Tax Bomb: The Man Behind the Swiss Leaks (2015)

Over the last ten years, a series of leaks of financial data have made politicians and public opinion in many Western democracies increasingly concerned about the tax optimisation practices of the wealthiest members of t...

Devil in the Flesh (1969) 5.2

Devil in the Flesh (1969)

Based on the infamous novel by Leopold Sacher-Masoch this fine film follows the perverted passions of a young couple as Severin watches the beautiful Wanda writhing naked amongst furs. His disturbing peeping tomism trigg...

Special Flight (2011) 7.4

Special Flight (2011)

Switzerland still carries out special flights, where passengers, dressed in diapers and helmets, are chained to their seats for 40 hours at worst. They are accompanied by police officers and immigration officials. The pa...

Europe, She Loves (2016) 6.4

Europe, She Loves (2016)

One might think that, in times when the EU is drifting apart politically, its people would also have contrasting worries. Europe, She Loves interweaves the stories of four couples on the edge of Europe: Siobhan and Terry...

SAS: Red Notice (2021) 5.6

SAS: Red Notice (2021)

Tom Buckingham, a special forces operator, is taking Dr. Sophie Hart from London to Paris to propose. When their train is deep inside the Channel Tunnel, Grace Lewis and her team of heavily armed war criminals seize the ...

Where the Light Shines (2019) 6.9

Where the Light Shines (2019)

When two men compete to qualify in the Winter Olympics for the first time for Afghanistan, they realize that home is worth fighting for. In their wake they leave a passion for skiing and a hope for a brighter future. Whe...

Quello che non sai di me: WT (2019) -

Quello che non sai di me: WT (2019)

Patricia and Ikendu meet in a town in Italian-speaking Switzerland. He comes from Mali, she's employed and the single mother of two daughters. He keeps silent about the reasons for his flight, but he's a fantastic cook a...

My Little Sister (2020) 6.7

My Little Sister (2020)

Berlin-born twins Lisa (Nina Hoss) and Sven (Lars Eidinger) have a lifelong shared passion for theater. He's a famous actor, while she has abandoned her writing to live with her husband and children in Switzerland. When ...

Das Boot ist voll (1981) 7.1

Das Boot ist voll (1981)

During World War II, Switzerland severely limited refugees: "Our boat is full." A train from Germany halts briefly in an isolated corner of Switzerland. Six people jump off seeking asylum: four Jews, a French child, and ...

The Venerable W. (2017) 7

The Venerable W. (2017)

A view of the religious tensions between Muslims and Buddhist through the portrait of the Buddhist monk Ashin Wirathu, leader of anti-Muslim movement in Myanmar.::FUT...

Winter Nomads (2012) 7.5

Winter Nomads (2012)

Pascal, 53, and Carole, 28, are shepherds. In the month of November 2010, they embark on their long winter transhumance: four months during which they will have to cover 600 km in the Swiss-French region, accompanied by ...

Bad Tales (2020) 6.5

Bad Tales (2020)

The sweltering summer heat beats down on a sterile residential estate in the suburbs of Rome. Many a family lives here that no longer belongs anywhere. There is a mysterious sense of unease that can explode at any moment...

Dark Star: HR Gigers Welt (2014) 7

Dark Star: HR Gigers Welt (2014)

He feels at home in places we would flee from and lives his life among the very things we fear. Throughout his life, HR Giger had inhabited the world of the uncanny, a dark universe on the brink of many an abyss. It was ...

For the Time Being (2020) 4.6

For the Time Being (2020)

Summer in Sierra Morena. The hill slopes are faded by the sun. Sand roads cross the land. Fences mark the borders of property. A dry water reservoir lays in the valley. Larissa (Melanie Straub) travels with her nine-year...

Johnny Suede (1991) 5.8

Johnny Suede (1991)

A struggling young musician and devoted fan of Ricky Nelson wants to be just like his idol and become a rock star.::Rodrigo Amaro...

Madame (2019) 7.1

Madame (2019)

MADAME takes us onto an intimate journey where Caroline, a flamboyant 90-year-old grandmother and her filmmaker grandson Stéphane explore the development and transmission of gender identity in a patriarchal environment. ...

Heidi (1937) 7.3

Heidi (1937)

Eight-year-old Heidi is orphaned and her selfish maternal Aunt Dete takes her to the mountains to live with Adolph Kramer, her grumpy, old, outcast, survivalist paternal grandfather. Heidi brings her grandfather back int...

7 Seconds (2005) (V) 4.8

7 Seconds (2005) (V)

When an experienced thief accidentally makes off with a Van Gogh, his partner is kidnapped by gangsters in pursuit of the painting, forcing the criminal to hatch a rescue plan.::IMDb Editors...

Just Kids (2019) 5.4

Just Kids (2019)

Jack 19, Lisa 17, and Mathis 10, become suddenly orphans. Each of them reacts in his own way to the family catastrophe....

Als die Sonne vom Himmel fiel (2015) 7.6

Als die Sonne vom Himmel fiel (2015)

Tracing the past of her deceased grandfather who worked as a young doctor in the Red Cross hospital of HirSwiss-Japanese filmmaker Aya Domenig, the granddaughter of a doctor on duty during the 1945 atomic bombing of Hiro...

Benny’s Video (1992) 7.2

Benny’s Video (1992)

A 14-year-old video enthusiast is so caught up in film fantasy that he can no longer relate to the real world, to such an extent that he commits murder and records an on-camera confession for his parents.::Tommy...

Ironclad (2011) 6.1

Ironclad (2011)

It is the year 1215 and the rebel barons of England have forced their despised King John to put his royal seal to the Magna Carta, a noble, seminal document that upheld the rights of free men. Yet within months of pledgi...

Chimes at Midnight (1965) 7.8

Chimes at Midnight (1965)

Sir John Falstaff (Orson Welles) is the hero in this compilation of extracts from Shakespeare's "Henry IV" and other plays, made into a connected story of Falstaff's career as young Prince Hal's (Keith Baxter's) drinking...

Sarah Plays a Werewolf (2017) 6.4

Sarah Plays a Werewolf (2017)

On the stage of her high school drama class 17-year-old Sarah gives it all. When she performs, there is an instant of suspense in which she appears to transform completely into her character. But what lies behind Sarah's...

I Signed the Petition (2018) 6.3

I Signed the Petition (2018)

A conversation between two friends about the effectiveness and implications of publicly supporting the cultural boycott of Israel. One friend is wracked with worry having signed a petition asking Radiohead not to play Te...

The Beautiful Troublemaker (1991) 7.6

The Beautiful Troublemaker (1991)

The former famous painter Frenhofer lives quietly with his wife in his countryside residence in the French Provence. When the young artist Nicolas visits him with his girlfriend Marianne, Frenhofer decides to start worki...

Girl in Flight (2017) 6.5

Girl in Flight (2017)

SILVIA, a determined eleven year old girl from a small town in Tuscany, boards a train alone going to Rome. When asked by a mother sitting nearby why she is alone, Silvia responds 'my parents are very modern and leave me...

Jazz: The Only Way of Life (2017) -

Jazz: The Only Way of Life (2017)

Dizzy Gillespie is one of the major figures of the 20th Century's music scene. Everything was once said or written about this genius musician, founder of the Bebop. Whereas his public life is known from most, many ignore...

Hysteria (2011) 6.7

Hysteria (2011)

In 1880 pioneering doctor Mortimer Granville,sacked from various hospitals for challenging his superiors' out-moded methods,gets a job with Dr Dalrymple,who relieves female patients' frustrations - or hysteria - with pel...

Stop-Over (2013) 7.7

Stop-Over (2013)

In the course of living long months with a group of Iranian illegals in Athens, the director examines this radical choice of pursuing a better life through the most perilous of possibilities: clandestinity.::anonymous...

She Devils of the SS (1973) 4.1

She Devils of the SS (1973)

In the last days of WW2, women are volunteering from all over Germany to serve in the front lines by having sex with the brave Nazi soldiers. But when they start having sex with each other, things get complicated. Especi...