Mario

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    Mario

    Directed by

    Switzerland

    2018

    119 min

    • Swiss German

    Drama

    Mario has fallen in love for the first time, with Leon, the new striker from Germany, who could pose a threat to Mario’s chances of advancing to the premier league. Before long, their relationship is discovered by their team members and rumours begin to spread. Mario realises this jeopardizes his career as a professional football player, but he does not want to lose Leon at any price. He has to make a decision.

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    Cast
    Max Hubacher
    Aaron Altaras
    Jessy Moravec
    Jürg Plüss
    Doro Müggler
    Andreas Matti
    Scherwin Amini
    Fabrizio Borsani
    Julian Koechlin
    Gabriel Noah Maurer
    Screenplay
    Marcel Gisler
    Thomas Hess
    Frederic Moriette
    Cinematography
    Sophie Maintigneux
    Editing
    Thomas Bachmann
    Music
    Michael Duss
    Christian Schlumpf
    Martin Skalsky
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    FILMS BOUTIQUE
    Production
    TRILUNA FILM AG
    Production
    CARAC FILMS
    Production
    SCHWEIZER RADIO UND FERNSEHEN SRF
    Marcel  Gisler

    Marcel Gisler

    Germany

    Marcel Gisler was born in 1960 in Altstätten, Switzerland. He studied Drama and Philosophy at the Freie Universität Berlin. Since 1985 he works as producer, screenwriter, director and as lecturer at various film schools in Switzerland and Germany. In 1999 he won the Swiss Film Award, Best Fiction Film for F. EST UN SALAUD. In 2013 he won the Zurich Film Award for ROSIE, and in 2015 the Swiss film Award, Best Documentary Film for ELECTROBOY. His most recent film is MARIO (2018).

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