Point Zero (2012)
Director Oliver Schwarz

Three young dropouts live a secluded life in an abandoned mansion. However, their dream of freedom seems over. A pregnancy and the pending issue of paternity put their friendship to test. They have reached the point of decision. The point of no return. Point zero. «Point Zero» is a visually uncompromising short film about the thin line between freedom and responsibility. A trip to the mental and bodily pain threshold.dadurch alles verliert.

Type Short Fiction
Production country Switzerland
Production year 2012
Duration 12 Minutes
Shooting format HD
Screening format DCP
Language Swiss-german
Subtitles English, French
Author & Director Oliver Schwarz
Producer Louis Mataré, David Fonjallaz
Director of Photography Andi Widmer
Assistance to Director David Fonjallaz
Light Christian Knorr
Assistance to Director of Photography Chris Anderegg
Sound Janosch Röthlisberger
Ausstattung Sara B. Weingart
Ausstattungsassistenz Stefan Krenger, Anna Marcus, Yannick Mosimann
Maske Miriam Blank, Diva Obscura
Garderobe Nina Mader
Editing Oliver Schwarz
Sounddesign & Mix
Jascha Dormann
Diana Gatani, Roland Bonjour, Dimitri Stapfer


  • shnit, Bern (CH), 10/2012
  • Sardinia Film Festival, Sassari (I), 06/2013
  • Festival des Films du Monde, Montréal (CAN), 08/2015


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