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Father's Garden – The Love of My Parents

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Year
2013
Country
  • Switzerland
Duration
93min
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After a long absence, Peter Liechti visits his now elderly parents, ready for a close encounter. The stories of their lives and rather difficult marriage are largely presented as a puppet theatre, with the parents, from the lower middle-class, portrayed as hares wearing shirts and aprons. Via the "Punch" character, the rebellious son channels the emotions that overwhelm him in this stunning portrait.

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  • Original title
    VATERS GARTEN – DIE LIEBE MEINER ELTERN
  • Direction
  • Duration
    93 min (91+ min.)
  • Year
    2013
  • Country
    • Switzerland
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
      • Peter Liechti
  • Distribution
      • Peter Liechti
  • Festivals
    • Visions du Réel 2013
  • Awards
    • Visions du Réel 2013 / Special Prize of the Jury for the most innovative swiss feature or middle-length film (out of all sections)

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