SWISS FILMS

Facing Mecca

Facing Mecca

Fiction, 25 min.

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by Jan-Eric Mack

Switzerland, June 2017

Pensionär Roli hilft dem syrischen Flüchtling Fareed, seine Frau in der Schweiz zu beerdigen. Dabei stossen sie auf unüberwindbare, bürokratische Hindernisse. Doch Roli hat einen Plan.

 

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Directed by: Jan-Eric Mack
Written by: Anna Schinz, Jan-Eric Mack

World Premiere: June 2017
Original Version: Swiss-German/English/Arabic (german/english subtitles), colour, DCP, 25 min.
ISAN

ISAN: 0000-0004-648C-0000-W-0000-0000-F

Production: Dschoint Ventschr Filmproduktion AG, Zürcher Hochschule der Künste ZHdK, Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen
Producer: Joël Louis Jent
Executive Producer: Joël Louis Jent

Cinematography: Jan Mettler
Editing: Simon Gutknecht
Location Sound Mix: Luisa Ricar
Sound Design: Christian Schäppi
Rerecording Sound Mix: Gregg Skerman
Music: Dimitri Käch
Compositing: Valentin Huber
Art Direction: Fabian Lüscher, Noemi Stoll
Lighting: Yunus Roy Imer
Costumes: Irene Schweizer
Casting: Nora Leibundgut

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Peter Freiburghaus
 
Jay Abdo
 
Ruth Schwegler
 
Nicolas Rosat
 
Saya Ibrahim
 
Merav Ibrahim
 

Open / CloseWorld Sales / World Rights

World Sales: Ouat Media

Open / CloseAwards (a selection)

  • Berlin, First Steps Der Deutsche Nachwuchspreis, First Steps Awards - Mittellange Spielfilme 2017 (Nomination)
  • Beverly Hills, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Student Academy Awards Narrative Category (International Film Schools) 2017
  • Palm Springs, Palm Springs International ShortFest, Best Student Live Action Short Over 15 Minutes 2017
  • Palm Springs, Palm Springs International ShortFest, Best of the Festival Award 2017

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