Those Who Are Fine

Dene wos guet geit

Cyril Schäublin

In a suburb of Zurich, Alice is working at a call centre and very successful at selling internet subscriptions and insurance. She also uses her powers of persuasion to criminal ends: she cajoles and robs solitary grandmothers by telling them she is their granddaughter and urgently needs money. In no time she makes herself a small fortune but, without knowing it, her actions influence the lives of countless local people, from bank staff and police officers to unsuspecting passers-by.

Those Who Are Fine records from a distance the havoc Alice causes in Zurich. At the same time, mainly using intelligent observations and absurdist dialogues in his debut, Cyril Schäublin also sketches an ironic portrait of today’s Swiss society in which everyone is glued to their smartphone, strangers are asked if they can set up a wifi hotspot and identity fraud has become child’s play, thanks to social media.

 

Screenings

  • KINO 4
    English subtitles
    Thu 25 Jan Buy
  • LantarenVenster 4
    English subtitles
    Sun 28 Jan Buy
  • Cinerama 6
    English subtitles
    Thu 1 Feb Buy
  • Kino 3
    English subtitles
    Sat 3 Feb Buy

More information

Filmmaker
Cyril Schäublin
Country
Switzerland
Year
2017
Medium
DCP
Length
71’
Language
German
Producer
Cyril Schäublin, Silvan Hillmann
Production Company
Seeland Filmproduktion GmbH, Amon Films
Sales
Seeland Filmproduktion GmbH
Writer
Cyril Schäublin
Cinematography
Silvan Hillmann
Editor
Cyril Schäublin, Silvan Hillmann
Sound Design
Nicolas Buzzi
Cast
Sarah Stauffer, Fidel Morf, Nikolai Bosshardt