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Francis Reusser

Francis Reusser

Switzerland / Website

Biography

Francis Reusser was born in Vevey in 1942. He studied at the School of Photography in Vevey and trained at the French Swiss Broadcasting Service (TSR). Together with François Albera he founded the audio-visual department at ESAV (Ecole Supérieure de l'Art Visuel, Geneva). Reusser works regularly for television, he has directed many TV-magazine programs. Together with Emmanuelle de Riedmatten he founded the independent film production company Le CinéAtelier SARL.


Filmography:

Quatre d'entre elles (105´, Switzerland, 1968) - segment director
Vive la mort/ Long Live Death (Switzerland, 1969)
Le grand soir/The Big Night (95´, Switzerland, 1976)
Seuls (Switzerland, 1981)
Derborence (Switzerland/France, 1985)
La loi sauvage (90´, Switzerland, 1988)
Visages suisses/ Swiss Faces (Switzerland, 1991)
Jacques & Françoise (80´, Switzerland, 1991)
La guerre dans le Haut Pays/ War in the Highlands (105´, France/Belgium/Switzerland, 1999)
Les vacances de Romaine (Switzerland, 1999)
Histoires de fête/ Festival Stories (101´, Switzerland, 2000) - segment director
Voltaire et l'affaire Calas (France/Switzerland, 2007)
Zermatt, les Alpes en mouvement (France, 2007)
Ma nouvelle Héloïse (87', Switzerland, 2012)

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Haiku - Francis Reusser

Haiku - Francis Reusser (Orig.) / Switzerland / 1 min

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Trace of the future according to Francis Reusser

Une trace du futur selon Francis Reusser (Orig.) / 2014 / Switzerland / 4 min

Filmmakers that were selected at Visions du Réel in the past twenty editions celebrate the Festival's anniversary by each making a short movie in which they expose their view of the future.

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