SOUL OF A BEAST
In a delirious summer rush, teenage father Gabriel falls in love with enigmatic Corey, the girlfriend of his best friend Joel. Overwhelmed with the decision of his life Gabriel is catapulted into the unforgiving wilderness of his heart, where imagination is more real than reality.
"A giddily intoxicating experience"
|Title||SOUL OF A BEAST|
|Original Title||Soul of a Beast|
|Directed by||Lorenz Merz|
|Starring||Ella Rumpf, Pablo Caprez, Tonatiuh Radzi, Luna Wedler, Lolita Chammah, Angelique La Douce
|Running time||110 min|
|Language||French, Swiss German|
|Cinematographer||Laszlo Ovlinsky, Fabian Kimoto|
|Produced by||Hesse Film in association with 8horses
in Co-Production with Schweizer Radio & Fernsehen SRF / Milan Film , Blue Entertainment, The Hub Media
World Premiere, Locarno, 74° Locarno Film Festival
Saarbrucken, 43rd Film Festival Max Ophüls Prize Saarbrucken
Solothurn, 57th Solothurn Film Days
North American Premiere, Miami Int. Film Festival - official competition selection
Washington Independent FF - Official Selection
Mamers en Mars FF - French Premiere - Official Selection
L'Europe Autour de l'Europe FF - Official Selection
Cleveland International Film Festical - Official Selection
Paris European IFF - ÉCU - Official Selection
Fantaspoa Film Festival Brazil - Best Screenplay Award
Miami Film Festival Best Trailer Award 2022
Saarbrücken, Film Festival Max Ophüls Award 2022 for Best Director, Best Young Actor and Best Feature Film
Locarno Film Festival, Special Mention Pardo, Ecumenical Award .
Swiss Film Awards 2022, 8 nominations: Best Fiction Film, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Film Score, Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing, Best Performance in a Supporting Role and Best Sound 2022.
Swiss Film Awards 2022 - Winner for Best Film Score 2022; Best Cinematography 2022 and Special Academy Award to Nicole Hoesli for Production Design
Mamers en Mars Film Festival 2022 - Awarded with an “Honorable Mention” from the "Jury des Élus”
ECU European Independent Film Festival - Awarded with "Europe’s Best Independent Film" and "Best Actor" for Pablo Caprez