DER GROSSE SOMMER (BIG & LITTLE)

Feature (2016)

Director: Stefan Jäger / Screenplay: Theo Plakoudakis and Marco Salituro
Cast: Mathias Gnädinger, Loic Sho Güntensperger, Mitsuko Baisho, Tomio Suga, Hanspeter Müller-Drossaart, Sonja Riesen, Monica Gubser

Anton Sommer is a former champion of Swiss wrestling who lives in a suburb of Bern as a grouchy recluse, unable to find happiness. When he begrudgingly agrees to take his first trip ever outside of Switzerland and travels to Japan with a boy of half-Japanese descent, he gradually rediscovers the joy of living and succeeds in overcoming his loneliness.

98min / Production company: tellfilm / Distributor: Impuls Pictures / World premiere: 14. December in Tokyo / European premiere: 23. January at Solothurner Filmtage

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