Chrieg, the rabid echo in the Alps

Simon Jaquemet's Chrieg, having its world premiere at the San Sebastián Film Festival, is a violent and uncompromising outcry, a distorted soundtrack accompanying an adolescent world gone adrift. For his first feature film, the promising Swiss director has created a seductive ode to rebellion, a dangerous but reinvigorating escape from a claustrophobic and standardised society...


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