Cyril Schäublin
New Auteurs
Duration: 93 min.
Country: Suiza
Language: Suizo alemán, francés, ruso
Year: 2022
Monday 7th, 16:20 hs., Cinema Los Gallegos (Sala Cinema 2)
Tuesday 8th, 22:20 hs., Cinema Los Gallegos (Sala Cinema 2)
Wednesday 9th, 19:20 hs., Cinema Los Gallegos (Sala Cinema 2)

Set in the 19th century, in a watchmaking town in the Swiss Alps, Unrest depicts a group of anarchist watch industry workers. Through them, filmmaker Cyril Schäublin manages to give shape to a fable about class struggle in the heart of Europe with the Industrial Revolution at its peak. As in Those Who Are Fine, his 2017 debut, which was a sharp look at the capitalist system, Schäublin uses the power of film as a magnifying glass on reality. Going after that objective, he also manages to make the most of the tools of fiction. Contrary to documentary cinema’s direct gaze, they tackle the real object obliquely, giving the director enough freedom to go beyond the rigid limits of strictly historical storytelling.

Cyril Schäublin

Cyril Schäublin

Cyril Schäublin was born in Zurich, Switzerland, in 1984. He studied filmmaking at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin (DFBB), from which he graduated in 2012. His first feature, Those Who Are Fine (2017) premiered at Locarno International Film Festival and won the Best Picture award at the Edinburgh Film Festival.

Data Sheet:

G, E: Cyril Schäublin
F: Silvan Hillman
DA: Sara B. Weingart
S: Miguel Cabral Moraes
M: Li Tavor
P: Linda Vogel, Michela Pini
CP: Seeland FilmProduktion
I: Clara Gostynski, Alexei Evstratov


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