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Bristling (Sträubend)

Nominated for Best Student Documentary


8' • Switzerland • 2020

Swiss German

Director: Marlen Schmid

Producer: Edith Flückiger

Writer: Marlen Schmid

Cinematography: Sara Furrer
Editing: Marlen Schmid
Sound: Fabian Lütolf
Rerecording Sound Mix: Hans Peter Gutjahr
Lighting: Daniel Bleuer

Our bodies are hairy. But our relationship to body hair is ambivalent: we remove, trim, blow-dry, style and care for it lovingly. ‘bristling’ addresses the taboo and playfully portrays five people and the ways in which they deal with their bodily hair.

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