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Year of Production 2017

Goliath

English title: Goliath
Original title: Goliath
German title: Goliath
Switzerland, 2017

Director: Locher, Dominik
Production company: Cognito Films, Zürcher Hochschule der Künste ZHdK
Co-producers: Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen, SRG SSR
Age recommendation: 14 years and up
Length: 85 min.
Film genre: Feature film

Synopsis:
When Jessy tells David she’s pregnant, he breaks out in panic. A few days later the two are assaulted in the city train, and when David realises he is unable to protect his girlfriend, his fears of inadequacy as a man take hold. Frantic, he resorts to steroids and begins with excessive gym workouts. Initially, the muscles give him self-confidence. Within a short time, however, David develops erratic behaviour and becomes a threat to Jessy and the unborn child.

Festivals:
Locarno IFF 2017, Busan IFF 2017, Warsaw IFF 2017, Sao Paulo IFF 2017, Cairo IFF 2017, Black Nights Tallinn IFF 2017, Max Ophuels FF 2018, Solothurn 2018, Juniorfest Pilsen 2018 (special mention)

Website: www.facebook.com/goliathfilm.ch/

World sales address/es:
Wide Management (F)

Sold to:
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