Heimatklänge

Heimatklänge

Schweiz / Deutschland 2006/2007, Dokumentarfilm

Inhalt


Echoes of Home

What is Swiss sound actually? Christian Zehnder answers his own question in "Heimatklänge" through his music, as do his musician colleagues Erika Stucky and Arnold Nolder. All three of them work on Alpine folk music and are inspired by it in the most diverse ways. Particularly worth hearing and seeing are the different varieties of wordless singing, called yodeling, and how the borders between singing and vocal expression can always get just a bit more out of control. For the Swiss American Stucky, bringing elements of jazz together with Alpine music means: "If you start to open up your heart, the sound gets longer." Even Stefan Schwietert′s approach is musical. The time that he gives to the musicians and their music and the variety of the images that he uses work together like melody and rhythm.

And the Swiss mountain world itself makes a brilliant appearance here, posing the opening question somewhat differently: Is there a connection between the landscape and the way that one sings in it? Indeed, in all the mountain ranges of the world, the answer could only be yes. Followed by a resounding echo.

Anna Hoffmann

Source: 57. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (Catalogue)

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Credits

All Credits

Director:Stefan Schwietert
Screenplay:Stefan Schwietert (Konzept)
Director of photography:Pio Corradi
2nd Camera unit:Ueli Nüesch
Editing:Stephan Krumbiegel, Calle Overweg
Sound design:Oswald Schwander
Sound:Dieter Meyer, Luc Yersin
Foley artist:Carsten Richter, Hanse Warns
Audio mixing:Jörg Höhne
Music:Knut Jensen, Christian Zehnder, Erika Stucky, Noldi Alder
Participation:Erika Stucky, Noldi Alder, Christian Zehnder, Balthasar Streiff, Paul Giger, Ueli Alder, Walter Alder
Production company:Maximage GmbH (Zürich)
in co-production with:zero one film GmbH (Berlin), Schweizer Fernsehen für die deutsche und rätoromanische Schweiz (SF DRS) (Zürich), Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR) (München)
Producer:Brigitte Hofer, Cornelia Seitler
Co-Producer:Thomas Kufus
Producer (TV):Thomas Beck, Urs Augstburger, Sonja Scheider
Original distributor:Ventura Film GmbH (Berlin)
Funding:Bundesamt für Kultur des Eidgenössischen Department des Innern (EDI) (Bern), Zürcher Filmstiftung (Zürich), Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH (MBB) (Potsdam)
Length:2306 m, 84 min
Format:Super8mm + HD Cam - überspielt auf 35mm, 1:1.85
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby Digital
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 31.08.2007, 111324, ohne Altersbeschränkung / feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 13.02.2007, Berlin, IFF - Internationales Forum des Jungen Films;
Kinostart (DE): 10.10.2007

Titles

Originaltitel (CH DE) Heimatklänge
Untertitel Vom Juchzen und anderen Gesängen

Versions

Original

Length:2306 m, 84 min
Format:Super8mm + HD Cam - überspielt auf 35mm, 1:1.85
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby Digital
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 31.08.2007, 111324, ohne Altersbeschränkung / feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 13.02.2007, Berlin, IFF - Internationales Forum des Jungen Films;
Kinostart (DE): 10.10.2007
 

Awards

Visions du Réel Nyon 2007
Publikumspreis
 
IFF Berlin 2007
Leserpreis des >Tagesspiegel<
Preis der C.I.C.A.E. in der Sektion Forum