Film - Program 6 Filmfest 2022


Directed by Keerthigan Sivakumar


Director: Keerthigan Sivakumar
Section: Program 6
Country: Switzerland
Year: 2022
Language: French
Version: Original Version with English subtitles
Cast: Lawrence Valin, Vithyaah Subramaniam, Megane Lederrey, Rita Peverelli, Tia Diagne, Jaime Barria

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Vinoth, a young asylum-seeker from Sri Lanka, has been living in Switzerland for a year. Every morning, he drives a truck through Lausanne, delivering bread. In the evenings, he sits at home alone. To combat his loneliness, he is looking for a place to do volunteer work, so that he can help others and make new friends at the same time.

  • Duration: 29 min.

Meet the director


Keerthigan Sivakumar

Keerthigan Sivakumar came to Switzerland in 2009 as a Tamil refugee from Sri Lanka. He studied visual communication and film at Lausanne’s two universities, ERACOM and ECAL. His graduation film, DOOSRA, received the Upcoming Talent Award at the Solothurn Film Festival and the Audience Award for best student film at the Premiers Plans d’Anger. The film was also nominated for best graduation film at the Swiss Film Awards.


Screenplay: Keerthigan Sivakumar
Director of Photography: Aurel Ganz
Film Editor: Axel Chemin
Costume Design: Margot Jud
Sound: Yoanne Rey
Sound design: Rémi Molleyres
Make-up artist: Tiffany Noiset
Producer: Lionel Baier
Production Company: ECAL/ Ecole cantonale d'art de Lausanne, AS Cinema
Co-Producer: Ali Sinaci