Hiver nomade

Best Documentary Film 2013 - Nomination

Hiver nomade

by Manuel von Stürler

Carole and Pascal embark on their winter transhumance with three donkeys, four dogs and around a thousand sheep in tow, braving the cold and snow for three months, with a canvas cover and animal skins as their only shelter at night. Leaving behind villas, railroad tracks and industrial areas, they traverse a landscape in transition, making friends with farmers they meet as well as with “commuters” – the newcomers to these increasingly urbanised regions. A contemporary adventure film that takes us back to our roots and raises questions about today’s society.

Production: Louise Productions s.à.r.l., RTS Radio Télévision Suisse, ARTE
Producer: Heinz Dill, Elisabeth Garbar

Written by: Manuel von Stürler, Claude Muret
Cinematography: Camille Cottagnoud
Editing: Karine Sudan
Location Sound Mix: Marc von Stürler
Sound Editing: Etienne Curchod
Sound Design: Etienne Curchod
Rerecording Sound Mix: Etienne Curchod
Music: Olivia Pedroli


U.a. European Documentary Film Award – Prix Arte 2012, IDFA International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam 2012, Mostra Internacional del Cinema de São Paulo 2012, Festival des films du monde Montréal 2012, Festival del film Locarno 2012, Visions du Réel Nyon 2012 (Grand Prix SSA/Suissimage pour le meilleur long métrage suisse), Internationales Forum des Jungen Films Berlin 2012

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