Shock Waves – Diary of My Mind
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Festival in Media
Section: Literature and cinema
Country: Switzerland 
Year: 2018

Shock Waves – Diary of My Mind

70 minutes/color

 

Director: Ursula Meier

Screenplay: Ursula Meier, Antoine Jaccoud

Cinematographer: Jeanne Lapoirie

Editing: Nelly Quettier

 

Cast:

Fanny Ardant, Kacey Mottet Klein, Jean-Philippe Écoffey, Stephanie Blanchoud, Carlo Brandt, Jean-Quentin Châtelain

 

Production:

Bande à Part Films, RTS - Radio Télévision Suisse, SRG SSR

World sales:

Bande à Part Films, Lausanne

 

Description:

A few minutes before killing his father and mother in cold blood, Benjamin Feller - a young 18-year-old who apparently had no prior history - sends his intimate diary via post to his French teacher, in which he explains and confesses his act. The teacher finds herself being questioned by the authorities and is soon confronted with her own doubts.

 

 

Ursula Meier

Born in 1971 in Besançon, France. In 2008 “Home” premieres at Festival de Cannes – Semaine Internationale de la Critique.In 2012 received Silver Bear – Special Award for “Sister”, 62nd Berlin International Film Festival. In 2016 received Swiss Film Award, Best Short Film for “Kacey Mottet Klein, Birth Of An Actor”.

 

Filmography:

2018 Ondes de choc – Journal de ma tête

2015 Kacey Mottet Klein, naissance d'un acteur

2014 Les ponts de Sarajevo

2014 Tišina Mujo

2012 Sister

2008 Home

2002 Des épaules solides

2002 Pas les flics, pas les noirs, pas les blancs

2001 Tous à table

2000 Autour de Pinget

1998 Des heures sans sommeil

1994 Le songe d'Isaac