Films 2017

Sarah joue un loup-garou

by Katharina Wyss / Switzerland, Germany 2017 / 86' / In competition

Cast and Credits

Original title / Sarah joue un loup-garou

English title / Sarah Plays a Werewolf

Director / Katharina Wyss

Screenplay / Katharina Wyss, Josa Sesink

Cinematography / Armin Dierolf

Editing / Tania Stöcklin

Music / Conrad Oleak

Sound / Bernhard Zitz

Production Design / Anne Weick, Sylvan Kuhl

Costume Design / Malena Modéer, Sophie Reble

Cast / Loane Balthasar, Michel Voïta, Annina Walt, Sabine Timoteo, Manuela Biedermann, Simon Bonvin, Lou Spring, Monica Budde, Jeanne De Mont

Production / Luc Peter – Intermezzo Film

Associate Production / Charlie Petersmann – Mnemosyn Films

Co-production / Deutsche Film-und Fernsehakademie Berlin (DFFB)

International salesPatra Spanou Film Marketing & Consulting

Press Attaché / Marie-France DupagneBarbara Van LombeekGudrun Burie – The PR Factory

Format / Color

Runtime / 86 min.


On stage 17-year-old Sarah gives it all. When she performs, there is an instant of suspense, a moment in which she appears to transform completely into her character. What lies behind Sarah’s radical stage presence? A dark secret she is trying to express. A claustrophobic family environment, the longing for a boyfriend, a friend, someone she can confide in. The more Sarah expresses this desire, the more she ends up alienating the people willing to get close to her. A few days in the life of an outsider and her incessant struggle to escape solitude.

Katharina Wyss

32 SIC - Katharina WyssKatharina Wyss (1979) after earning a Master of Cinematic Studies and Philosophy degree in Berlin and Paris, she studied Film Directing at Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie in the German capital. She wrote, directed, edited and produced several short films and commercials. Sarah joue un loup-garou (Sarah Plays A Werewolf) is her first full-length film.