Chronicle of a Forgotten Death

Director: Pierre Morath
Original title: Chronique d'une mort oubliée
Country: Switzerland
Year of release: 2012
Runtime: 62 minutes
Colour: Colour
Language: French
Subtitles: English
Projection format: HD

Producer: David Rihs, David Rihs
Camera: Grégory Pédat
Editing: Thomas Queille, Kevin Queille
Sound: Nicoals Binggeli
Music: Kevin Queille

The film’s investigation of the death of Michel Christen, who, forgotten, fell through the cracks in the system, becomes an indictment of a society incapable of taking care of its dead. A chimney sweep, volunteer fire fighter, husband, father, and later a heavy alcoholic, Christen died of severe illness in a social flat and was considered missing for 28 months. How can a man die, forgotten by all? The film uncovers the circumstances of an unreported death, revealing the advanced state of decay of an impassive Swiss society.  




Chronicle of a Forgotten Death

Reference

International documentary film festivalScreened at Jihlava IDFF 2012 within the Special Events section


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