Documentary, 27 min.

Title E:Family Matters
Title F:Affaire de famille

by Sarah Horst

Switzerland, June 2010

A tragicomic portrait of a family living beyond the usual conventions. The father is a gay bon vivant who was once notorious for his opulent fashion shows and debauched lifestyle. Excessive partying has left its mark on the parents and shaped the son. With raw honesty, the family takes stock of living and growing up together.


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Directed by: Sarah Horst
Written by: Sarah Horst

World Premiere: June 2010
Original Version: Swiss-German, colour, HD24p, 27 min.

ISAN: 0000-0002-7730-0000-R-0000-0000-U

Production: Zürcher Hochschule der Künste ZHdK

Cinematography: Aline Laszlo
Editing: Sarah Horst, Fabrizio Fracassi
Location Sound Mix: Daniel Hobi
Sound Design: Daniel Hobi
Rerecording Sound Mix: Gregg Skerman
Music: Daniel Hobi

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World Rights: Zürcher Hochschule der Künste ZHdK

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Distribution Switzerland: Zürcher Hochschule der Künste ZHdK

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  • Lugano, Festival Internazionale del Cortometraggio “Corto Helvetico al Femminile”, Premio della Giuria 2011
  • St. Petersburg, Open Cinema International Short and Animation Film Festival, Best non-fiction film 2011