Festival Ciné Junior : Édition 2012
by Christine Repond

Age 13+
Fiction / Switzerland-Germany / 2011 / 1h25 / VOST
English title : Silver Forest
Production : Dschoint Ventschr Filmproduktion
Screenplay : Christine Repond
Cinematographer : Michael Leuthner
Editing : Ulrike Tortora
Cast : Saladin Deller, Naftali Wyler, Basil Medici, Heidi Züger
Production : Dschoint Ventschr Filmproduktion

Sacha is a rebellious teenager. He lives alone with his mother in a conservative village in German-speaking Switzerland, where he struggles to find a place for himself. To earn some pocket money he finds work as logger in the forest. One day, as he is roaming around with his friends, he stumbles upon a meeting place for young skinheads and is tempted to join them...

Christine Repond, festival guest

Christine Repond
Christine Repond was born in Bâle (Switzerland) in 1981. From 2002 to 2004, she followed several courses in video and cinema at art schools in Berne and Bâle. At the same time she also studied at Macromedia Munich, an academy for new media. She graduated in 2007. Silver Forest is her first feature film.

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