A stranger stands undecidedly at a crossing and, through the window of the bookshop opposite, catches sight of a women submerged in leafing through a book. At that very same moment, a truck thunders towards the bookshop out of control, rams the building and kills the woman.
Soaked in perspiration, the man wakes up in his bed at home. Driven by a bad premonition, he rushes out of the house and begins to look for the woman. When he arrives at the bookshop, the woman waves to him excitedly from the other side of the street... the roles are reversed and the savior becomes the victim.
"Perpetuum Mobile" is an unending story that blurs the distinction between dream and reality. The helper in one world becomes the victim in the other.
1980 born in Zurich
1996-1997 arts school in Zurich
1996-1998 cameraman at the local TV station HTV Region Zürich
1999-2002 freelance cameraman for Imaculix GmbH and TPC AG
2002-2004 employed at Imaculix GmbH
Cutter: revision of Erwin C. Dietrich’s film
Steadycam assistant: training film for the Kantonspolizei Zürich
Camera: documentary Unique Zurich Airport
DVD-authoring: The Mother, Love Brothers, The Dreamers i.a.
Screening / Award history:
Huseca Filmfestival Spain
Shanghai Filmfetsival China
K3 Filmfestival Austria
5 Seen Filmfestival Germany
Expression en corto IFF Mexico
Shortmovie tour Switzerland
Art Filmfestivl Slovakia
Solothurn Filmfestival Switzerland
Brasil Filmfestival Brasil
Shnit Filmfestival Bern Switzerland
Interfilm Berlin Filmfestival Germany
Emmenthaler Filmfestival Switzerland