Jagdzeit

(orig. Open Season)

  • Jagdzeit

Switzerland 2020Language:GermanSubtitles:EnglishDirector:Sabine BossWriter:Simone SchmidCinematographer:Michael SaxerEditor:Stefan KälinMusic:Michael KünstleSound:Jan IllingWith:Ulrich Tukur, Stefan Kurt, Sarah Viktoria FrickProducer:Anita Wasser, Michael SteigerProduction Company:Turnus Film AGDistributor:atlas International Film90 min, Colour

Alexander Maier, CFO of a Swiss automotive supplier company, is a perfectionist. When the company starts to flounder, top manager Werner Brockmann is called in to act as CEO and put the business back on track. He is a stone-cold restructuring specialist, always a step ahead, not interested in the problems, just in their solutions. He continuously challenges and affronts Maier and his innovation plan for the company’s future. At first, the two men cooperate but soon, they get into a hard-hitting conflict. Will they succeed in floating the company on the market? Starring Ulrich Tukur, who was recognized with a portrait-series at BIFF in 2002, and Stefan Kurt, JAGDZEIT was inspired by real events.

Director's Biography:Sabine Boss studied film/video at the Zurich HdK. She has been assistant director at Deutsches Schauspielhaus Hamburg and developed her own screenplays. Since 2000 she works as freelance writer and director, since 2011 she is lecturer at the Zurich HdK.

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