Switzerland, 2018 (MIFF 2018, MIFF Shorts)

Director: Zoel Aeschbacher

The fates of Félix, Ana and Seydoux are seemingly bound to the mechanics of an unreliable elevator in their tenement block – but are there other, more antagonistic, forces at play?

Winner of the Audience Award at Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival 2018.

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