Antoine Russbach

Writer-director

Switzerland

Of Swiss and South African parentage, Antoine Russbach was born in Geneva. He studied scriptwriting and directing in Belgium at IAD (Institut des Arts de Diffusion de Louvain-La-Neuve). In 2008, he co-directed MICHEL with Emmanuel Marre; the film won numerous awards and was selected for many festivals. In 2009 he directed his graduation film LES BONS GARÇONS. He then worked as a scriptwriter in Belgium until he returned to live in Switzerland in 2014 to write and direct his first feature film THOSE WHO WORK, that he shot in fall of 2018. The film premiered in the 2018 Locarno Film Festival and, has won best film and best script in the 2019 edition of the Swiss film awards.

Project

Those who fight