Swiss director Reto Caffi.

Swiss director Reto Caffi.

This Swiss film is such a great example of all we’ve been talking about, I thought I’d wrap up our short films unit with it. Pretty good film, isn’t it? It was nominated for an Oscar in 2009 in the live-action short film category.
As for the assignment, log in to our Canvas page for this class and you’ll see it there.

SUPPLEMENTAL:

  • Here’s a link to a brief synopsis of the film.
  • Here’s a great interview with Reto Caffi where he speaks about the film.
  • Trailer Auf der Strecke (On the line) from Reto Caffi on Vimeo.
  • There’s a YouTube playlist of the film below broken into three parts, but there are no English subtitles. Still, it’s useful for examining the technical production.