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The film has been selected at more than 200 festivals winning 77 international awards.
Discipline is available on Netflix and iTunes.
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2014 / Switzerland12 min/ Comedy
The film takes place at a grocery store in Switzerland that is run by Egyptians. In a moment of anger, a father loses temper and disciplines his disobedient child. A shocked customer immediately intervenes to express her concern. Other customers join the conversation, they each put in their two cents and the staff is swamped. The discussion turns into a debate, which turns into quarrel. The situation gradually gets out of hand and into chaos.
Florence Quartenoud
Frank Semelet
Garance Rohr
Mehdi Djaadi
Adel Ahdy
Screenwriter: Christophe M. Saber
DOP: Denis Jutzeler
Editor: Zoel Aeschbacher
Aude Sublet
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Production Company(ies)
Box Productions
ECAL Ecole Cantonale d’art de Lausanne
Elena Tatti
film festivals
film festivals Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Canada
film festivals International Crime and Punishment Film Festival, Turkey
film festivals Les Arcs European Film Festival, France
film festivals Trophées Francophones du Cinéma, France
film festivals Zawya Short Film Festival, Egypt
film festivals Zürich Film Festival (ZFF), Switzerland
film festivals Festival du Court Métrage Clermont-Ferrand, France
film awards
film awards Audience Award and Youth Audience Award at the Montpellier Mediterranean Film Festival, France
Swiss Film Award for Best Short Film at the Swiss Film Awards, Switzerland
Jury Prize at the Tacoma Film Festival, USA
Jury Prize at the Tangier International Film Festival, Morocco
Founders Prize at the Traverse City Film Festival, USA
Audience Award for Best Film and Young Jury Award for Best Short Film at the Brest European Short Film Festival, France
Audience Award and Special Mention at the Castellinaria International Festival of Young Cinema, Switzerland
Audience Award at the Leeds International Film Festival, UK
Audience Award at the Leuven International Short Film Festival, Belgium
Special Mention at the Ljubljana International Film Festival, Slovenia