This blackboard has seen it all: experiences during a year spent in the intimacy of a mountain school. An ideal class in which the pupils, aged 6 to 12, enjoy themselves while learning from their successes and their failures – resulting in just as much laughter as tears.
Mention spéciale Jury international, Mention spéciale Jury oecumenique, Prix | Locarno IFF, Switzerland, 2013
CAST & CREW
Director of Photography
Patrick Tresch, Yves Yersin
Aurélie Mertenat, Jean-Guy Veran, Luc Yersin
Yves Yersin, Jean-Batiste Perrin, Mamouda Zekrya
Dylan Jacot, Aloïs Ducommun, Myriam Jacot, Gilbert Hirschi et Cindy Christen
Ateliers Merlin Sàrl, Radio Télévision Suisse
Born 1942, Lausanne, Switzerland) 1959-61- studies photography. 1963-64 - trains as cinematographer with Rolf Seeger and interns as scenographer at the EXPO in Lausanne. Since 1964, he works as a director, scenographer, editor, cinematographer and independent producer. Is a director of the hugely successful film – with close to 425’000 admissions – Les petites fugues/Small Escapes.
Les cloches de vaches (1966), Le panier à viande (1966, doc.), Angèle (1968, short), Die letzten Heimposamenter (1974, doc.), Small Escapes (1979), Blackboard (2013).