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E Nachtlang Füürland

A Journey in the Festival’s History

Suisse  ·  1981  ·  DCP 2K  ·  Couleurs  ·  96'  ·  o.v. Swiss German

On Demand

5-15 | 8 | 2020  ·  Sub. Eng.

Disponibile in Svizzera – Available in Switzerland


On Demand

5-15 | 8 | 2020

Available on MUBI for the international audience: film availability varies depending on your location


Screening

mardi 11 | 8 | 2020, 20:30  ·  PalaVideo  ·  Sub. Eng.


Screening

mercredi 12 | 8 | 2020, 10:00  ·  PalaCinema Sala 1  ·  Sub. Eng.


Screening

jeudi 13 | 8 | 2020, 18:00  ·  PalaCinema Sala 1  ·  Sub. Eng.

Selected by Michael Koch​​​​​​​
Director of Ein Stück Himmel​​​​​​​


E Nachtlang Füürland (1981) is a restless odyssey through the nightlife of Bern in 1981.  Max Rüdlinger plays a wonderfully comical, worn-out newsreader who has become very disillusioned but instead of changing his life, has made himself comfortable in the role of the unhappy grumbler. He drifts from bar to bar during an ice-cold winter night in Bern and finally meets a woman with the opposite energy. For one moment the possibility of change beckons - at least for a brief moment everything seems possible again. Almost casually, the camera follows the protagonists and captures the feverish excitement of the night. In a mixture of discovered situations and planned encounters, one sees Max Rüdlinger and some non-professional actors improvising through the night.  The film is both a document of the times and a beautiful, always surprising, authentic, strangely funny portrait of a group of people. Even though the dialogues are not always equally well improvised, the film has an incredible freshness, freedom and energy that fascinates me. Shot on film, E Nachtlang Füürland also demonstrates that every film lives through its performers, from their faces and characteristics. The characters' faces carry this film. There are little moments, unpolished scenes, such as the speech of a woman in a bar talking about her fight for a little freedom as a mother and housewife with an energy that blows you away.

– Michael Koch

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Information

R�alisateurs

Clemens Klopfenstein, Remo Legnazzi

Cast

Max Rüdlinger, Christine Lauterburg, Adelheid Beyeler, Marlene Egli, Maria Wiesmann

Cinematographie

Clemens Klopfenstein

Musique

Alphalt Blues Company

Sc�nario adapt� par

Clemens Klopfenstein, Remo Legnazzi

D'apr�s une oeuvre de

Alex Gfeller

Son

Pavol Jan Jasovsky

Montage

Clemens Klopfenstein, Remo Legnazzi

Production

Ombra Films

Schweizerische Radio - und Fernsehgesellschaft (SRG)

Ventes internationales

Clemens Klopfenstein

Print

Ombra Films

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