Rolf Lyssy

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With EUGEN HEISST WOHLGEBOREN and KONFRONTATION, this Zurich-born, multi-talented filmmaker was an exponent of the ‚new Swiss film’ movement throughout the 60s and 70s. His 1978 film DIE SCHWEIZERMACHER, a satirical look at the Swiss naturalisation procedure, is the most successful Swiss box office hit to date. Rolf Lyssy received the Swiss Film Award’s ‚Quartz’ prize for his life’s work in 2012.