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Quiet Land Good People

Johannes Bachmann // Switzerland // 2018 // 25:00 min


Language: Swiss-German, German // Subtitles: English, German

Sybille, a headmistress and politician, is in the middle of an election campaign for municipal council president in her Swiss village when her son is accused by a classmate of mistreating her. Sybille has to choose between morality and career. Either way, her reputation in the community is at stake!


#Dependence   #Fear   #Outsiders   #parents   #Family   #Women   #Society   #Violence   #Youth   #Childhood   #Migration   #Moral   #Politics   #Revenge   #Racism   #School   #Sexual Abuse   #Animal   #Injustice   #Prejudice  

Part of the following short film programs


Festivals & Awards:

Foyle Film Festival – United Kingdom, 2018    
ZUBROFFKA – Poland, 2018    
Filmfestival Max Ophüls – Germany, 2019  -  Audience Award
Bamberger Kurzfilmtage – Germany, 2019    
REGARD Saguenay International Short Film Festival – Canada, 2019     
Friss Hús Budapest International Short Film Festival – Hungary, 2019    
SHORTS Offenburg – Germany, 2019    
Busan International Short Film Festival – South Korea, 2019    
Ascona Film Festival 2019, Switzerland    
European Film Festival of Lille - France, 2019    
Speechless Film Festival - USA, 2019  -  Award of Merit
Tour Kurzfilmnacht in Uster by Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, Switzerland, 2019    
River Film Festival - Italy, 2019    
Pune Short Film Festival - India, 2019    
Huesca Intl. Film Festival - Spain, 2019    
ONE Country ONE Film - France, 2019    
Oaxaca FilmFest - Mexico, 2019    
Split Film Festival  Croatia, 2019    
San Francisco Frozen Film Festival - USA, 2019  -  Best Student Director
Filmfest Malans - Switzerland, 2019    
Upcoming Filmmakers Luzern - Switzerland, 2019    
Gässli Film Festival - Switzerland, 2019    
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Category Narrative - International Film Schools Finalist
Reality Bites Independent Student Film Festival - USA, 2019  -  First Place
& more