Chris the Swiss
Direction: Anja Kofmel
On 7 January 1992 during the war in Croatia, a body is discovered - it is a young journalist dressed in the uniform of an international mercenary group. Twenty years later, his cousin Anja Kofmel, an animation film director, investigates the story of an assassination of this young man from Switzerland who got lost in a dark and brutal world.
Nominated for the Documentary Film Prize of the Goethe-Institut, the MDR-Filmprize and the German Documentary Film Prize at SWR Doku Festivals Stuttgart.
A Dschoint Ventschr filmproduction (CH); Co-production Ma.ja.de., Nukleus Film (HR) and IV Films (FI). In Cooperation with SRF, SRG SSR und YLE. Animation and Postproduktion by Balance Film. Supported through Eurimages, Bundesamt für Kultur, Zürcher Filmstiftung, Succés Cinéma, Lotteriefonds Kanon Solothurn, SSA, Suissimage, Ernst Göhner Stiftung, Focal, Verena Josephson, Croatian Audiovisual Centre, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung Finnish Film Foundation.