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Girl Down Loch Änzi, The

English title: Girl Down Loch Änzi, The
Original title: Mädchen vom Änziloch, Das
German title: Mädchen vom Änziloch, Das
Switzerland, 2016

Director: Schmid, Alice
Production company: Ciné A.S. GmbH
Co-producers: Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen
Age recommendation: 12 years and up
Length: 87 min.
Film genre: Documentary

The pivotal summer for 12-year-old Laura, who lives in a beautiful remote area in the Swiss mountains. As the only daughter in a taciturn family of farmers and mostly left to her own, she becomes obsessed with the legends told about a gorge in the area where no one dares to go. When a boy from town arrives to help on the farm she finally has a friend to share her fears and fantasies with. After he has left she takes the courage to explore the mysterious place all by herself. The portrait of a girl underestimated by all.

IDFA Amsterdam 2016, Creteil 2017, Solothurn 2017, nominated for EFA's Young Audience Film Award 2017, Lucas Frankfurt 2017 (ECFA Award), Filem'On Brussels 2017 (awarded), KINOdiseea Bucharest 2017, Sehpferdchen Hannover 2018, Zlin 2018

Website: www.aliceschmid.ch

Study guide: German

World sales address/es:
Ciné A.S. (CH)

Sold to:
Impuls Pictures (CH)