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Unrueh / Unrest 

UNRUEH / UNREST (2022)
93 minutes | 2022 | Fiction | Switzerland | Color | Swiss-German, French, Russian
Written and directed by Cyril Schäublin

Festivals / Screenings:

- Berlin International Film Festival Encounters Competition 2022 (Winner Best Director)
- Jeonju International Film Festival 2022 (Winner Best Picture - International Competition)
- Indielisboa 2022 (International Competition)
- FID Marseille, Festival international de cinéma 2022 (GNCR Competition)
- La Rochelle, Festival International du Film de La Rochelle 2022
- Sydney Film Festival 2022
- Yerevan, Golden Apricot Film Festival 2022 (Winner Special Mention in the International Competition)
- Paris, Centre Pompidou "La Berlinale à Paris" 2022
- Hong Kong Film Festival 2022
- Melbourne International Film Festival 2022
- Beijing International Film Festival 2022 (International Competition)
Valdivia International Film Festival 2022 (Center Film)
- Toronto International Film Festival 2022 (Wavelenghts)
- New York International Film Festival 2022 (Main Slate)


New technologies are transforming a 19th-century watchmaking town in Switzerland. Josephine, a young factory worker, produces the unrest wheel, swinging in the heart of the mechanical watch. Exposed to new ways of organizing money, time and labour, she gets involved with the local movement of the anarchist watchmakers, where she meets Russian traveller Pyotr Kropotkin.