🌟 Festival de Cannes Shines a Spotlight on Switzerland in 2024 Official Selection

Switzerland, the Marché du Film's 2024 Country of Honour, is proud to be represented in the Festival de Cannes' Official Selection by two films selected in Un Certain Regard.

The Festival de Cannes has recently unveiled the Official Selection for its 77th edition, taking place from 14-25 May.

Among the selected titles, Switzerland boasts two entries in the Festival’s Un Certain Regard, a curated collection of fifteen films aimed dedicated to showcasing original films and emerging talents. This announcement not only underscores Switzerland’s increasing impact within the film industry but also underscores its collaborative spirit, evident in its partnerships and co-productions with other nations.

Switzerland’s recognition at the Festival de Cannes coincides perfectly with its designation as the Country of Honour at this year’s Marché du Film. This prestigous platform provides Switzerland with an opportunity to present its latest cinematic masterpieces while shining a spotlight on the emerging talents within its film sector through the Marché’s influential industry programs, key showcases, and diverse networking opportunities.

Congratulations to the selected films! 


by Konstantin Bojanov
Un Certain Regard

The film follows Nadira’s daring escape from a Delhi brothel, hiding in a sex worker community under the Hindu name Renuka. She meets Devika, a girl forced into prostitution by religious tradition. Their forbidden romance leads to a risky journey through violence for freedom.

Produced by Akka Films, Urban Factory, RTS Radio Télévision Suisse, Klas Film & House on Fire



by Laetitia Dosch
Un Certain Regard

The courtroom comedy humorously navigates the unique challenge faced by Avril, an idealistic lawyer defending a dog on trial. With a lively cast, the film explores our relationships with animals stirring laughter and provoking thought in equal measure.

Produced by Bande à part Films, RTS – Radio Télévision Suisse, SRG SSR, Atelier de Production & France 2 Cinéma