Fairplay

A teenager in search of recognition, a worker ready to do anything to hit the jackpot, a senior executive at the end of his career who wants to prove to himself that he is still alive. Three characters who are losing their way on the competition highway.

“Special Jury Prize” (national competition) at Clermont-Ferrand 2023

France, Switzerland | 2022 |17′

Fairplay

A teenager in search of recognition, a worker ready to do anything to hit the jackpot, a senior executive at the end of his career who wants to prove to himself that he is still alive. Three characters who are losing their way on the competition highway.

“Special Jury Prize” (national competition) at Clermont-Ferrand 2023

France, Switzerland | 2022 | 17′

Director

Zoel Aeschbacher
 

Born in 1993 in Paris, France, he is of Swiss and Vietnamese origin. Marked by the short films of the Kourtrajmé collective, he began experimenting with a DV camera. In 2017 he completed a Bachelor in Film at the École Cantonale d’Art de
Lausanne (ECAL). His graduation film, BONOBO (2017), premiered in international competition at the Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival and received the audience award. BONOBO won the Student Academy Award for best student film in 2019. FAIRPLAY (2022) premiered at the Locarno Film Festival and received the Pardi di Domani Junior Jury Awards.

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Director

Zoel Aeschbacher
 

Born in 1993 in Paris, France, he is of Swiss and Vietnamese origin. Marked by the short films of the Kourtrajmé collective, he began experimenting with a DV camera. In 2017 he completed a Bachelor in Film at the École Cantonale d’Art de
Lausanne (ECAL). His graduation film, BONOBO (2017), premiered in international competition at the Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival and received the audience award. BONOBO won the Student Academy Award for best student film in 2019. FAIRPLAY (2022) premiered at the Locarno Film Festival and received the Pardi di Domani Junior Jury Awards.

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