Shock Waves – First Name: Mathieu
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Festival in Media
Section: Forum of European Cinema
Country: Switzerland 
Year: 2018

Shock Waves – First Name: Mathieu

63 minutes/color

 

Director: Lionel Baier

Screenplay: Lionel Baier, JulienBouissoux

Cinematographer: Patrick Lindenmaier

Editing: Pauline Gaillard

Music: Christian Garcia

Producer: Lionel Baier, Françoise Mayor, AgnieszkaRamu

 

Cast:

Ursina Lardi, Michel Vuillermoz, Maxime Gorbatchevsky, Adrien Barazzone, Pierre-Isaie Duc

 

Production:

Bande à Part Films

World sales:

Bande à Part Films

 

Description:

Mathieu, 17, is the only survivor of an infamous serial killer making the headlines. Injured and traumatized, he tries to get on with his life within his family and his village. But despite everyone’s support, Mathieu is unable to find peace in his everyday life. The teenager will gradually be able to create a composite sketch of his attacker, but for Mathieu that’s not the end of it.

 

Lionel Baier

Born in 1975 in Lausanne, Switzerland. 1995-98 Studies Arts at the University of Lausanne. Since 1996 assistant director for various films and commercials. Since 2002 Head of Cinema department at the ECAL (École Cantonale d'Art de Lausanne). 2009 Cofounds Bande à part Films.

 

Filmography:

1999 Mignon à croquer

2000 Celui au pasteur – Ma vision personnelle des choses

2000 Jour de défilé

2002 La parade (notre histoire)

2002 Mon pèrec'est un lion

2004 Garçon stupide

2006 Comme des voleurs – (À l'est)

2008 Un autrehomme

2010 Low Cost (Claude Jutra)

2010 Toulouse

2011 Bon vent Claude Goretta

2012 Cartographie 11 – En onze

2012 Emile de 1 à 5

2013 Les grandesondes (à l'ouest)

2015 La vanité

2018 Ondes de choc – Prénom: Mathieu