Short Films

Cotonov Vanished
Cotonov Vanished
Andreas Fontana
Switzerland, 2009
Betacam SP | 13min. | BW/Colour | VOSC | VOSI

Production:
Haute ╔cole d'Art et de Design ([email protected])

Screenplay:
Andreas Fontana
Photography:
Maryam Goormaghtigh
Editor:
Andreas Fontana
Music:
LÚonard Plattner
 
Sinopsis

Retired interpreter Ashravin tells radio journalists the story of Cotonov, an interpreter he once knew with a stammer. Through the narrative of his disappearance, Ashravin revisits one of the strangest moments of the Cold War.

 
Bio / Filmo

Andreas Fontana (Geneva, 1982) studied comparative literature at the University of Geneva and film in Buenos Aires. He has worked as a translator, interpreter, graphic designer and editor. His films include L'amorce (2007) and Va le chanter à Gardel (2008).

 
Festivals

Prix First Steps - Visions du Réel 2010
Les État Généraux du Film Documentaire, Lussas 2010