Hausarrest

A Film by Matthias Sahli

Synopsis

HOUSE ARREST tells the story of Max, who was sentenced to six months of house arrest. An electronic ankle bracelet called Percy helps him trough his new daily life.
One day Max is shocked to discover how far Percy is willing to go to assist him in his needs.

Director

  • Picture of Matthias Sahli © Matthias Sahli

    Matthias Sahli

    Matthias Sahli is a 27 years old filmmaker living in Winterthur Switzerland. After finishing business school with addition to a professional diploma and several years of work experience, he found his true passion in making films. Since 2012 he’s studying for the Bachelor in Film, at the University of Arts in Zurich (ZHdK). His latest short movie HAUSARREST was part of the 68th edition of the Festival del film Locarno in the Pardi di domani section and won the Audience Award at the 19. Internationalen Kurzfilmtage Winterthur.

Awards + Festivals

  • *JUNIOR JURY SPECIAL MENTION*
    68th 68th FESTIVAL DEL FILM LOCARNO (Leopards of Tomorrow, National Competition, Locarno, Switzerland)August 5, 2015
  • *AUDIENCE AWARD*
    19th INTERNATIONALE KURZFILMTAGE WINTERTHUR (National Competition, Winterthur, Switzerland)November 3, 2015
  • 37th FESTIVAL MAX OPHÜLS PREIS (Short Film Competition, Saarbrücken, Germany)January 18, 2016
  • 51th SOLOTHURNER FILMTAGE (Panorama Short Film Competition, Solothurn, Switzerland)January 21, 2016
  • CHERRY PICKS SCREENING, Berlin Film Society (Public Screening, Berlin, Germany)January 27, 2016
  • 4th LUXOR EGYPTIAN AND EUROPEAN FILM FESTIVAL (Egyptian Premiere, Luxor, Egypt)January 30, 2016
  • 22th KURZFILMWOCHE REGENSBURG (International Competition, Regensburg, Germany)March 9, 2016
  • 8th GO SHORT INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL NIJMEGEN (Netherlands Premiere, Breaking Short Student Competition, Nijmegen, The Netherlands)April 6, 2016
  • 26th FILMKUNSTFEST MECKLENBURG-VORPOMMERN (Short Film Competition, Schwerin, Germany)May 5, 2016
  • 4th CHANGING PERSPECTIVES INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Istanbul, Turkey)May 5, 2016
  • 44th FESTIVAL OF NATIONS (Official Selection, Lenzing, Austria)May 16, 2016
  • 31st FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE DE VALENCIA – CINEMA JOVE (Short Film Competition, SpainJune 17, 2016
  • EEFF 2016 – EAST END FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, London, UK)June 23, 2016
  • 16th NEUCHÂTEL INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Swiss Shorts Competition, Neuchâtel, Switzerland)July 1, 2016
  • 7th BLUE WHISKEY INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Illinois, USA)July 27, 2016
  • 16th INTERNATIONAL FILM SCHOOLS FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Montevideo, Uruguay)August 11, 2016
  • 3rd SAMYAK INT’L SHORT FILM & DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL 2016 (Official Selection, Pune, India)August 19, 2016
  • *FOUNDERS AWARD*
    5th NORTH CAROLINA FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, Raleigh, USA)September 5, 2016
  • STAFF AWARD
    21st MILANO FILM FESTIVAL (Int’l Short Film Competition, Milan, Italy)September 8, 2016
  • 6th ODERKURZ-FILMSPEKTAKEL (National Competition, Oderaue, Germany)September 10, 2016
  • 2nd B-EST FILM FESTIVAL (MidNight's Thrill Section, Timisoara, Romania)September 23, 2016
  • *1. PLATZ DES “JOHANN PHILIPP PALM FILMPREIS“ IN DER KATEGORIE KURZFILM*
    1st INN KURZFILMFESTIVAL BRAUNAU (Short Film Competition, Austria) September 23, 2016
  • 8th SEOUL INT’L EXTREME-SHORT IMAGE & FILM FESTIVAL (SESIFF) (Int’l Short Film Competition, South Korea)September 29, 2016
  • 9th MAIPU CORTOS FESTIVAL DE CINE DE HUMOR (Official Selection, Argentina)October 6, 2016
  • 16th TOHORROR FILM FEST (Official Short Film Competition, Turin, Italy)October 11, 2016
  • 2nd HYPERDRIVE SCI-FI & FANTASY INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Hailsham, East Sussex, UK) October 14, 2016
  • 12th FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE INDEPENDIENTE DE LA PLATA FESTI-FREAK (Official Selection, La Plata, Argentina) October 14, 2016
  • 36th THE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ”AUTUMN IN VORONET” (Official Selection, Romania)October 14, 2016
  • 31st UNABHÄNGIGES FILMFEST OSNABRÜCK (Official Selection, Germany)October 19, 2016
  • 9th NORTHERN WAVE INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rif, Iceland)October 21, 2016
  • 13th KONSTANZER KURZ.FILM.SPIELE (Official Selection, Germany)October 23, 2016
  • *SPECIAL AWARD*
    15th HYPERFEST INT’L STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cinema Europa, Bucharest, Romania)October 26, 2016
  • 9th POST MORTEM INTERNATIONAL HORROR AND BIZARRE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Aguascalientes, Mexico)October 27, 2016
  • 14th MANLLEU FILM FESTIVAL (Fiction Official Selection, Manlleu, Spain)November 1, 2016
  • 1st BUCHAREST SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Student Section, Bucharest, Romania)November 1, 2016
  • 12th EARLY BIRD - INT'L STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Sofia, Bulgaria)November 1, 2016
  • 6th AESTHETICA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, York, UK)November 3, 2016
  • 15th REGGIO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Reggio Emilia, Italy)November 3, 2016
  • 30th BRAUNSCHWEIG INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Germany)November 7, 2016
  • SHORTS 16 – TRINATIONALES FILMFESTIVAL OBERRHEIN (Official Selection, Offenburg, Germany)November 8, 2016
  • *BEST REAL IMAGE SHORT FILM BY THE AUDIENCE*
    26th FANCINE – FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL OF MÁLAGA (Official Competition, Spain)November 9, 2016
  • 4th EKADESHMA INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (CHANGING PERSPECTIVE SECTION, Kathmandu, Nepal)November 11, 2016
  • 11th BURIED ALIVE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Atlanta, USA)November 17, 2016
  • 10th INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL GOLDEN ANTEATERS (Official Selection, Lublin, Poland)November 18, 2016
  • 3rd LONGUE VUE SUR LE COURT FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Montréal, Canada)November 24, 2016
  • 39th POITIERS FILM FESTIVAL (Int’l Selection, TAP et TAP Castille, Poitiers, France)November 25, 2016
  • 14th INTERNATIONAL SHORT & INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Dhaka, Bangladesh)December 3, 2016
  • 5th SMITA PATIL DOCUMENTARY AND SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, India)December 10, 2016
  • SPECIAL NIGHT MFF AT KINODROMO LOFT (Official Selection, Bologna, Italy)December 14, 2016
  • 11th LECCE FILM FEST - CINEMA INVISIBILE (Official Selection, Italy)December 26, 2016
  • 30th STUTTGARTER FILMWINTER (Official Selection, Germany)January 18, 2017
  • FILMKREIS SHORTS 2017 (Official Selection, Darmstadt, Germany)January 21, 2017
  • SCIENCE FICTION + FANTASY SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, EMP Museum, Seattle, WA, USA)January 28, 2017
  • 5th GENRENALE (Official Selection, Berlin, Germany)February 13, 2017
  • 20th INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ZOOM – ZBLIZENIA (Official Selection, Poland)February 20, 2017
  • 18th BAYREUTHER FILMFEST "KONTRAST" (Official Selection, Germany)March 3, 2017
  • 18th BUNTER HUND - INTERNATIONALES KURZFILMFEST MÜNCHEN (Official Selection, Munich, Germany)March 9, 2017
  • 19th MECAL PRO, INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM AND ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Barcelona, Spain)March 14, 2017
  • 3rd FESTIVAL DE CURTMETRATGES – REWIND FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, Vilanova del Camí, Spain)March 17, 2017
  • CLUJSHORTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cluj-Napoca, Romania)April 3, 2017
  • INDEPENDENT DAYS | 17Tth INTERNATIONAL FILMFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Karlsruhe, Germany)April 5, 2017
  • CAPITAL CITY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lansing, MI, USA)April 5, 2017
  • FROM GOLDEN ANTEATERS TO LUBLIN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Sanok, Poland)April 7, 2017
  • FROM GOLDEN ANTEATERS TO LUBLIN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lublin, Poland)April 12, 2017
  • 3rd UNDEPENDENCE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Edinburgh, Scotland)April 21, 2017
  • 2nd ACTION&ADVENTURE FILM FESTIVAL MOVIEPARK (Official Selection, Los Angeles, California, USA)April 21, 2017
  • 11th JEHLUM SHORT & LONG FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)May 7, 2017
  • 8th SKEPTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cagliari, Italy)May 10, 2017
  • 12th HOBOKEN INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Greenwood Lake, NY, USA)May 19, 2017
  • 2nd LESS 15 MIN MINIMOVIE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, MovieScreenPro, Online)May 26, 2017
  • 13th FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE DE CUENA (Official Selection, Santa Ana de los Cuatro Ríos de Cuenca, Ecuador)June 3, 2017
  • MONTHLY EVENT “BLACK MONDAY” TOHORROR FILM FEST (Screening, Turin, Italy)June 5, 2017
  • 1st FIC AUTOR - AUTHOR'S INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Guadalajara, Jalisco, México)November 10, 2017

Crew

Screenplay
Matthias Sahli
Producer
Filippo Bonacci
Director
Matthias Sahli
Director of Photography
Pascal Reinmann
Art Direction
Elke Mulders
Costume Design
Aurelia Buchli
Sound
Oliver Rogers
Editor
Matthias Sahli
Sound Design
Gina Keller
Music
Adrian Pfisterer

Details

Running Time
13:27 min.
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1.78
Sound
Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0) 176 - 62965299

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

WORLD SALES

Zürcher Hochschule der Künste
Laura Zimmermann
Pfingstweidstrasse 96, 8031 Zürich, Switzerland

+41 (0) 43 446 31 12

laura.zimmermann@zhdk.ch

FILMSCHOOL & PRODUCTION

Zürcher Hochschule der Künste
Filippo Bonacci
Pfingstweidstrasse 96, 8031 Zürich, Switzerland

+41 (0) 43 446 32 82

flippo.bonacci@zhdk.ch