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The Swiss Film Award 2019 – "Cloudburst" defeats "Zwingli" – Culture


Nominations for the Swiss film are well known: The popular audience "Wolkenbruch" is a high flyer with five nominations.

Like every year, the nomination in Solothurn showed cheerful and long faces. And, of course, one or two unhurried views on the counter. Was he voting against my film? Do I have enough friends? Or am I really so good?

She never knows exactly. Which of the 440 voting members of the College voted in which category it remains a secret. It remains as secret if everyone who voted looked at all the films.

Good prospects for "cloudburst"

Of course he also helps with colleagues if the movie was already in the cinema, and maybe even successful. That is true "Cloudburst" Michael Steiner, who can book five nominations.

The crowds that enjoy a young Jew who falls in love with "Schicks," a non-Jew, is nominated for Best Feature Films. Actor Joel Basman entered the actor's best actor, his teammates Sunnyi Melles (wife Silberzweig) and Noemi Schmidt (Laura, Schickse) even compete for filming for the best supporting role. Author of the book, Thomas Meyer, is also nominated for Best Screenplay.

Only two nominations for "Zwingli"

Large public box On the other hand, "Zwingli", currently very successful at the cinema, must as the best actor in the main role agree on nominations for Max Simonischek and Sarah Sophia Meyer, who plays his wife Anna as the best actress.

Surprisingly and unfairly, the first production of the French language "Le Vent Tourne" by Bettina Oberli, which starts only in the cinema, was completely empty. The ecological dramatic track in the Jury obviously sits between the chair and the bank – or between France and Switzerland.

However, it turned out that Simon Jaquemet is a strong sect or crypto-media drama "The Innocent", The link opens in a new window has become a favorite critical colleague. Although the film audience totally despises the film.

Every year again

And just like every year are curiosities. For example, the old master Jean-Luc Godard is nominated for the best installation with the installation film "Le livre d 'image".

Peter Scherer is for his film music "#Female Pleasure" and Markus Imhoof "Eldorado" nominated, also nominated for Best Documentary. Scherer has a good chance of winning against Marcel Vaid ("Chris the Swiss"), who has won three times.

By the way, if any of the nominated documentaries omit "Immer und Ewig" from Fanny Bräuning, the producers decided not to publish a document about the couple who is facing the wheelchair and the RV next year. Eventually, this movie begins in the cinema.

All Candidates 2019

Broadcast: Solothurner Filmtage – TV special, SRF 1, 11:00

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