Discipline

About

2015 JURY PRIZE-- BRONZE MEDAL

JURY AWARD BEST SCREENPLAY

A father’s discipline of his disobedient child causes chaos in a neighborhood corner store.

Screens with

2015 Program

Year

2014

Country

Switzerland

Runtime

12 min

Genre

Narrative

Languages

French, German, Italian, Arabic

Subtitles

English

Credits

Director

Christophe M. Saber

Producers

Elena Tatti

Principal Cast

Adel Ahdy

Nour Gayed

Garance Rhor

Frank Semelet

Leo Maronni

Florence Quarternoud

Yves Raeber

Mahdi Djaadi

Natassja Tanner

Gianfranco Poddighe

Camille Figuereo

Screenwriter

Christophe M. Saber

Cinematographer

Denis Jutzeler

Editor

Jonathan Vinel

Sound

Zoel Aeschbacher, Audie Sublet

Music

Christian Garcia

Artist Bio

Christophe M. Saber was born in Cairo and is of Egyptian/Swiss nationality. He graduated from American College in Cairo in 2009, after which he completed a short school of digital filmmaking in the U.S. before being admitted to the University of Arts and Design of Lausanne in their Cinema section. Discipline is his diploma film from that program.

The film has garbed him worldwide recognition and numerous awards including The Audience and Young Jury Awards at the Brest European Short Film Festival, the Audience Award and Special Jury Mention at the Castellinaria Festival of Young Cinema, the Audience Award at the Leeds International Film Festival, the Audience Award at the Leuven International Short Film Festival, the Audience Award and Youth Audience Award at the Montpellier Mediterranean Short Film Festival and the Swiss Film Prize.