Filmfest 2017

German Age Rating

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In turn ironic, light-hearted and cruel, encompassing music and ballet, the film turns the spotlight on great passions, and tells the story of life behind the scenes at one of the most prestigious performing arts institutions in the world.

tags: Documentary, Music, Dance, Theatre

With: Stéphane Lissner


Screenplay: Jean-Stéphane Bron

Director of Photography: Blaise Harrison

Film Editor: Julie Lena

Sound: Jérôme Cuendet, Etienne Curchod

Producer: Philippe Martin, David Thion

Production Company: Les Films Pelléas

Co-Producer: Lionel Baier, Ursula Meier, Frédéric Mermoud

Co-Production Company: Bande à part Films, France 2 Cinéma, Opéra national de Paris

World Sales: Les Films Du Losange

Distributor: Kool Filmdistribution

Director: Jean-Stéphane Bron


Jean-Stéphane Bron was born in Lausanne in 1969, where he studied at École Cantonale d'Art de Lausanne. Shot features and docs including CORN IN PARLAMENT (2003), FRÈR SE MARIE (2006), CLEVELAND VS. WALL STREET (FILMFEST 2010), and THE BLOVHER EXPERIMENT (2013). He has twice won the Swiss Film Prize and screened his films at CPH:DOX, Visions du Réel and in Cannes.