Director Romed Wyder
Screenplay Yves Mugny, Romed Wyder, Maria Watzlawick
Cast Vincent Bonillo, Irene Godel, François Nadin, Delphine Lanza, Véronique Mermoud, Ulysse Prévost
Director of photography Denis Jutzeler Sound Martin Stricker Editing Orsola Valenti Music Bernard Trontin Art direction Yannis Borel Costumes Carole Favre Line producer Xavier Grin Location manager Gilles Rieder Assistant director Nicole Borgeat Producer Romed Wyder
Production Paradigma Films, Almaz Film, Laïka Films, Radio Télévision Suisse
fiction – 94 min. – Switzerland – 2004
The day Alex tries to put a virus in the computer system of a bank, a car accident makes him lose his short-term memory. When he wakes up in hospital, he discovers that he has been lying in coma for two days.
What has happened? Alex follows a therapy in order to recover his memory of the day of the accident. For him, visions and reality are thrown together in a confusing maze. Alex tries to escape from this muddle but what he discovers turns out to be rather frightening… The film Absolut is based on real events.
Citations de presse
A clever mental game.
– Mittelland Zeitung
Absolutely disturbing fiction.
A 100% Swiss thriller in the tradition of Anglo-Saxon anticipation.
– Le Temps
A clever combination of political thriller and science fiction.
– Basler Zeitung
Romed Wyder pulls off an intriguing puzzle-movie.
Locarno Film Festival