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directed by Zoel Aeschbacher
18 min | Yukunkun Productions & Box Productions | Switzerland, France 2022


A teenager in search of recognition, a worker ready to do anything to hit the jackpot, a senior executive at the end of his career who wants to prove to himself that he is still alive. Three characters who are losing speed on the competition highway…

Zoel Aeschbacher

Born in 1993 in Paris (France), he is of Swiss and Vietnamese origin. Marked by the short films of the Kourtrajmé collective, he started experimenting with a DV camera. In 2017, he finished a bachelor’s degree in cinema at the ECAL (Ecole cantonale d’art de Lausanne). His graduation film, Bonobo (2017), was presented in international competition at the Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival and received the Audience Award. Bonobo won the Student Academy for the best student film in 2019. He is currently working on his first feature film Underdog.