Peacock Film (Zurich), Solaria Film (Italy), 117mins
Zurich Film Festival
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Patricia and Ikendu meet in a town in Italian-speaking Switzerland. He comes from Mali, but keeps silent about the reasons for his flight. As they begin a carefree life, one day Ikendu is arrested and incriminated by corrupt police. As their relationship is put to the test, Ikendu must decide between his relationship and the moral dilemma he is placed under. Featuring Koudous Seihon (Mediterranea) and Linda Olsansky.
Born in 1957 in Schaffhausen, Switzerland. Joint Swiss and Italian citizenship. Since 1978 lives and works in Zurich. Professional activities include screenwriting, acting and production management. Since 1983 screenwriter and director for commissioned films. 1984 Founds Peacock Film AG. 1985 Receives degree in German studies and Romance languages from the University of Zurich. Since 2002 Lecturer at the EICT (Escuela Internacional de Cine y Television) in San Antonio de los Baños, Havana, Cuba. Swiss Film Prize «Quartz 2012», Best Fiction Film and Best Screenplay for “Summer Games”.