We all love to watch movies whenever we have spare time. Some of the individuals think that only Hollywood movies or Bollywood films are enough to give a try to. The fact is, Chinese and Swiss movies also win the hearts of worldwide audience. Here is the list of top 10 most popular Swiss movies of all time.
10. Grounding: The Last Days of Swissair
This wonderful movie was released in 2006. It is directed by Michael Steiner, and the music of this movie is composed by Adrian Frutiger. Story is written by Rene Lüchinger, while the screenplay is presented by Tobias Fueter, Michael Sauter, and Jürg Brändli. The story of this Swiss movie is incredible and should be given a try to.
Strähl is a 2004 Swiss movie. It has been a direction of Manuel Flurin Hendry. The plot takes place in Zürich, at the notorious Langstrasse. The story of this movie is about detective Herbert Strähl (Roeland Wiesnekker), who finds it tough to handle his life efficiently. He faces a lot of problems and go depressed many times in life.
8. Journey of Hope
This movie is about a Turkish couple (Necmettin Çobanoglu, Nur Surer) and their son (Emin Sivas) who cross the Swiss Alps illegally to make their lives better. This movie was released in 1991. It is a direction of Xavier Koller, while the cinematography is by Elemér Ragályi, and the producers of this movie are Peter-Christian Fueter, and Alfi Sinniger. It is a wonderful movie.
Longwave is yet another wonderful movie that is about a group of individuals who visit Portugal in 1974. These are Valérie Donzelli, Michel Vuillermoz, and Patrick Lapp of a Swiss radio crew. They get trapped in the country’s revolution, and suffer from a lot of problems. This movie was released in 2013.
6. Alpine Fire
Alpine Fire was released in 1985. This Swiss movie is directed by Fredi M. Murer. It won the Golden Leopard at the 1985 Locarno International Film Festival. The movie received numerous awards. It is a wonderful movie that got entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 58th Academy Awards.
Heidi is a 1952 Swiss movie. It is a direction of Luigi Comencini and stars Elsbeth Sigmund, Heinrich Gretler, and Thomas Klameth. It is based on the 1880 novel Heidi by Johanna Spyri. This is a highly entertaining and incredible movie of all time. have you watched this film? If not then you must give it a try during the weekends.
4. Ready, Steady, Charlie!
Ready, Steady, Charlie! is a direction of Mike Eschmann, and the movie stars Michael Koch, Melanie Winiger, and Marco Rima. The story is about military services in Switzerland. It is one of my all time favorite movies. This has been a success of its time, and did great business across America, UK, and Russia.
3. Vitus (film)
Vitus is a drama film written and directed by Fredi M. Murer. It was released in 2006. It stars Teo Gheorghiu, Bruno Ganz, Julika Jenkins, and Urs Jucker. This movie was produced by Christof Neracher. It did great business all over the world.
2. Rosie (film)
Rosie is another incredible Swiss movie, release in 2013. It is a direction of Marcel Gisler. The film stars Sibylle Brunner, Judith Hofmann, Louis Krähenbühl, Fabian Krüger, Sebastian Ledesma, and Anna-Katharina Müller. This movie got various awards and is a good piece of entertainment.
1. The Circle (film)
The Circle was released in 2014. It is written and directed by Stefan Haupt. This Swiss movie has well depicted the social network that revolves around The Circle, a gay publication in Zurich of 1940-50. The movie has impressed global audience. It stars Matthias Hungerbühler and Sven Schelker. It won the Teddy Award for Best Documentary at the 2014 Berlin Film Festival, and many other awards/nominations.
Have you watched these movies?