River of Recollection

Based on their childhood experiences six witnesses recite the story of two neighboring villages in France, which were divided by a border, as a result of Nazi occupation during World War 2. Witness accounts from the perspective of a child give us a new way to experience the war and occupation.

  • Maxim Ritzi
    Director
  • Daniel Hertli
    Producer
  • Maxim Ritzi
    Editing
  • Annja Früh
    Sound Recording
  • Maxim Ritzi
    Cinematography
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Fluss der Erinnerung
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Student
  • Genres:
    History
  • Runtime:
    29 minutes 15 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 21, 2016
  • Country of Origin:
    Switzerland
  • Country of Filming:
    France
  • Language:
    French, German
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • Pennine Film Festival
    Accrington
    United Kingdom
    May 6, 2016
    World Premiere
  • Fünf-Seen-Filmfestival
    Seefeld
    Germany
    July 23, 2016
    German Premiere
Director Biography - Maxim Ritzi

Born in 1991 in Thalwil, Switzerland. Joint Swiss and French citizenship. 2009-11 Studies Film and Animation at SAE Zürich. 2012-15 Studies Film at F+F Schule für Kunst und Design Zürich. Since 2015 editing-assistant at Dschoint Ventschr Filmproduktion.

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