Aloys

Sat 9 July / Town Hall Studio / 20.30
2015 / Switzerland, France / 91min
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“…this movie represents filmmaking with its thinking cap on, and its use of techniques is almost clinical in its brilliance.” — Twitch Film

Aloys Adorn is a middle-aged private detective. He experiences life from a safe distance – through a video camera he keeps recording 24 hours a day.

After a night of heavy drinking, Aloys wakes up to find that his camera and observation tapes have been stolen. A mysterious woman calls to blackmail him. She offers to return the tapes if Aloys will try an obscure Japanese invention called  “telephone walking” with her, using his imagination as their only connection.

As he is drawn deeper, falling in love with the voice on the other end of the phone, the woman opens up a new universe for him.

Winner: FIPRESCI Prize (Panorama), Berlinale 2016
Winner: Audience Award, Las Palmas Film Festival 2016

Director Tobias Nölle
Cast Georg Friedrich, Tilde von Overbeck
Script Tobias Nölle
Producers Christof Neracher, Christian Davi, Thomas Thümena, Jean des Forêts

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