The Sound of Winter

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The Sound of Winter (La Saison du silence)

Directed by Tizian Büchi

  • Switzerland, Belgium 2016; 27 min
  • Original version: French
  • Genre: Documentary
    • Youth Jury Special Mention - Visions du Réel

Synopsis

Solitude in the Haut-Jura. During the days and nights of winter, Max and his companions split their time between farming activities, skiing, and the pub. Everything is muffled, by the snow and the silence. Up until singing cuts this silence and reunites the community. This is a film that is fascinated by the forms of the landscape and the presence of men, but also by an ambiance that opens the imagination.

Production

  • MEDIADIFFUSION

    Shirley Auspert