Francis Reusser (Switzerland)

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.


  • Derborence
    Switzerland/France, 1985
  • Les vacances de Romaine
    Switzerland, 1999
  • Visages suisses/ Swiss Faces
    Switzerland, 1991
  • Seuls
    Switzerland, 1981
  • Vive la mort/ Long Live Death
    Switzerland, 1969
  • Voltaire et l'affaire Calas
    France/Switzerland, 2007
  • Zermatt, les Alpes en mouvement
    France, 2007
  • Le grand soir/The Big Night
    95´, Switzerland, 1976
  • La loi sauvage
    90´, Switzerland, 1988
  • Ma nouvelle Héloïse
    87', Switzerland, 2012
  • Jacques & Françoise
    80´, Switzerland, 1991
  • La guerre dans le Haut Pays/ War in the Highlands
    105´, France/Belgium/Switzerland, 1999
  • Quatre d'entre elles (105´, Switzerland, 1968) - segment director
  • Histoires de fête/ Festival Stories (101´, Switzerland, 2000) - segment director is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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