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The Great Illusion (1937), the famous work of Jean Renoir, which confirmed the myth of the hospitable Switzerland, Imhoof offers smaller works that show cracks in the too optimistic monument base.

For on the pretext that “the boat was full” (as a parliamentarian expressed himself on the threshold of war), the administration sent back to death those who considered them supernumerary or dangerous to the selfish comfort of the nation.

 

Speakers

Mathias Gnädinger
Federico Jolli
Luc Yersin

 

Mathias Gnädinger, actor

Born 1941 in Ramsen, Switzerland. After an apprenticeship as a typesetter and two years working as such, trained to become an actor at the «Bühnenstudio» (Stage studio) in Zurich. Engagements among others: Theatre at the Newmarket Zurich, Stages of «The Free Hansestadt» Bremen, National Theatre Stuttgart, Zurich Playhouse, Schaubühne Berlin.

 

A SELECTION OF FILMS

Spital in Angst (Hospital in Fear), Michael Steiner, 2001, TV

Im Namen der Gerechtigkeit (In the Name of Justice), Stefan Jäger, 2001, TV

Lieber Brad (Dear Brad), Lutz Konermann, 2000, TV

Komiker (The Comic), Markus Imboden, 1999

WerAngstWolf (WhoFearWolf), Clemens Klopfenstein, 2000

Freischütz (Free Shot), Ildiko Enyedi, 1994

Joe & Marie, Tania Stöcklin, 1994

Tschäss (Jazz), Daniel Helfer, 1994

Der grüne Heinrich (The Green Henry), Thomas Koerfer, 1994

Justiz (Justice), Hans W. Geissendörfer, 1993

Kinder der Landstrasse (Children of the Land Road), Urs Egger, 1992

Reise der Hoffnung (Journey of Hope), Xavier Koller, 1990

Der Berg (The Mountain), Markus Imhoof, 1990

Bingo, Markus Imboden, 1989

Leo Sonnyboy, Rolf Lyssy, 1988

Gekauftes Glück (Bought Luck), Urs Odermatt, 1988

Du mich auch (You Me Too), Dany Levy, 1985

Der Gemeindepräsident (The Town President), Bernhard Giger, 1983

Das Boot ist voll (The Boat is Full), Markus Imhoof, 1981

Der Chinese (The Chinese), Kurt Gloor, 1978, TV

Der Galgensteiger (The Climber of the Gallows), Xavier Koller, 1978

Grauzone (Grey Zone), Fredi M. Murer, 1977

 

A SELECTION OF AWARDS

Prix Walo for actors, 1996

Hans Reinhart-Ring, 1996

International Comedy Festival, Vevey, Switzerland, Interpretation Award, 1990

Zurich Film Award, 1985

 

Cited films

– Schweizer Filmwochenschau (1941)

– Hermann Haller/Leopold Lindtberg: Füsilier Wipf (1938)

– Edmund Heuberger: Das Menschlein Matthias (1940/41)

– Leopold Lindtberg: Landammann Stauffacher (1941)– Leopold Lindtberg: Die letzte Chance (1944/45),

– Leopold Lindtberg: Marie-Louise (1943),

– Leopold Lindtberg: Die missbrauchten Liebesbriefe (1940)

– Markus Imhoof: Das Boot ist voll (1981)

– Erwin Leiser: Deutschland erwache (1968)

– Eduard Probst: Föhn (1939)

– Franz Schnyder: Gilberte de Courgenay (1941)

– Hans Trommer/Valerien Schmidely: Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorf