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MOVIES

ZAHORÍ – coming soon

by Marí Alessandrini / 100 min / fiction feature film /2020

In the middle of the Patagonian steppe, Mora is in revolt against school and asserts himself against his parents, Western alternatives whose dream of freedom is turning into a nightmare. Mora is forced to cross the steppe to go to boarding school with her little brother Himeko. But one day, she refuses to go there.

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CALABRIA

Pierre-François Sauter / 117 min / documentary / 2016

CALABRIA is a road movie in a hearse. After the death of a Calabrian emigrant who came to Switzerland to find work, two undertakers, Jovan and José, emigrants themselves, travel from the north to the south of Italy to repatriate the deceased to his home village.

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MELODIAS

by François Bovy / 70 min / documentary / 2005

Set in Columbia, the film tells the stories of Dario, the taxi driver; of Jorge, who unloads trucks; of the policeman Edwin; and of Luis Carlo, who looks after the injured and brings the dead to the morgue.

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IN PRODUCTION / IN DEVELOPMENT

FAR WEST
by Pierre-François Sauter

OÙ SONT PASSÉS MES 56 ENFANTS ?
[Where did my 56 Children go?]
by François Bovy

LOVE
by Pierre-François Sauter

WHO ARE WE?

Le Laboratoire Central is a production company devoted entirely to developing and producing independent and ambitious movie films that delve into each author’s personal universe.

Founded in 2003, Le Laboratoire Central (formerly: “Les films de la dernière heure”) is in the experienced hands of Nadejda Magnenat, producer, and the two film directors Pierre-François Sauter and François Bovy.