MIDNIGHT RUNNER

DER LAÜFER

A film by Hannes BAUMGARTNER

2018 – Switzerland – Film noir – 91'

SYNOPSIS Jonas Widmer is one of the leading long-distance runners in Switzerland and his great ambition is
to run the marathon in the Olympics. Despite his difficult childhood he appears to have found his way: besides running, he works as a chef, is always ready and willing to support his friends and acquaintances, and he and his girlfriend Simone are soon moving into their first flat together. But then Jonas unsuccessfully defends his title during his home race and memories of his deceased brother Philip are finally catching up with him. Unable to put his emotional suffering into words, Jonas develops a tragic double life in his growing desperation.

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CAST

Max HUBACHER
Annina EULING
Sylvie ROHRER
Christophe SERMET
Saladin DELLERS
Luna WEDLER

 

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Producers – Stefan EICHENBERGER & Ivan MADEO 

Production company – Contrast Film

Screenwriters – Stefan STAUB & Hannes BAUMGARTNER

Cinematographer – Gaëtan VARONE

Editor – Christof SCHERTENLEIB

INFOS

Running time - 91'

Ratio – 1.85

Language – Swiss German

 

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