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Antoine Cattin

Antoine Cattin

Switzerland

Biography

Antoine Cattin was born in 1975 in Saignelégier. In 2001 receives degree from the University of Lausanne (History, Cinema and Russian). Founder and editor of the journal Hors-Champ. Worked in Russia as assistant director to S. Loznitsa. Since 2004 lives in Russia and Switzerland.

Filmography:

Transformator - together with Pavel Kostomarov (16´, Russia/Switzerland, 2003)
Mirnaya zhizn - together with Pavel Kostomarov (45´, Russia/Switzerland, 2004)
La mère - together with Pavel Kostomarov (80´, Russia/Switzerland/ France, 2007)
Dur d'être Dieu/Playback (66', Switzerland, 2012)

Living in Peace 00

Living In Peace

Mirnaja žizň (Orig.) / 2004 / Russia / 52 min

As of December 11, 1994, the war in Chechnya continued. Sultan's wife was killed and their home was plundered. The husband and the son flee to the Russian countryside, where they are trying to start a new life...

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