Monsieur Vitali

Jacqueline Surchat – Switzerland

After ten years of grieving and loneliness Berenice, a beautiful 60 year-old widower decides to turn over a new leaf. Filled with joyous expectation she enters the tearoom, where she is to meet a certain Mr. Vitali. Her plans change when instead a young man invites her to spend the afternoon with him. But Berenice can’t get Mr. Vitali out of her head…

With Magali Noël. Screenplay: Patrizia Zohner, Jacqueline Surchat. Assistant director: Pupa Riva-Forni. Camera: Patrice Cologne, assisted by Eric Stitzel. Electrician: Mathieu Milhaud, Nil Henchoz, assisted by Cyril Pilet. Sound illustration: Martin Stricker. Sound: Bertrand Lemarchand. Mixing: Hans Künzi. Make up, hairdressing: Katrine Zingg. Set design, accessories: Olivier Suter. Editing: Tania Stöcklin. Location manager: Mireille Taillens, Didier Humbert. Production manager: Colette Surchat, Olivier Talpain.

Produced by Thelma Film AG, Zurich, in coproduction SSR/SRG, with the participation of Federal Office of culture.


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