Caged Birds

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The true stirring story of two nonconformists – an idealistic lawyer and an unpredictable criminal – in a struggle for social and personal freedom against the backdrop of the Swiss state repression in the 1980.

“Caged Birds” starring Marie Leuenberger (“Best Actress” in Tallinn 2020) is based on the fascinating and true story of Walter Stürm (Joel Basman), who became a Robin Hood-like criminal and hero of the people in Switzerland.

DIRECTOR: Oliver Rihs
VERSION: Swiss-German & German (OV) with English, French, German Subtitles
RUNNING TIME: 118 min
RELEASE: Ascot Elite, Switzerland, November 25, 2021 | Port au Prince Picture, Germany, January 2022

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