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SWI swissinfo.ch offers a selection of Swiss films chosen from the Swiss streaming platform Play Suisse to our international audience. These films are subtitled in English and are productions or co-productions of the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (SBC), to which SWI swissinfo.ch also belongs.  

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The Swiss Miracle: Cleanliness

La Propreté

This content was published on “When you like something, you want it to be clean” – whether it’s your car, husband, home or country.

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The Swiss Miracle: Love

LeMiracleSuisse l Amour

This content was published on How do you make a Swiss woman laugh? Ask her whether Swiss men are good lovers, apparently.

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Günther Tschanun – the silent neighbour

Il vicino tranquillo

This content was published on A documentary by Swiss public television RSI retells the story of Günther Tschanun, an architect who brutally killed four colleagues in Zurich.

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2nd Life – Off to Tokyo

Still from documentary 2nd Life - Off to Tokyo

This content was published on The story of a Geneva family with four kids who gave up everything to open a patisserie in Tokyo without knowing the industry or the language.

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Up and Away – new projects

Aus Und Davon

This content was published on The latest on three Swiss families who left Switzerland for Canada, Uruguay and northern Germany.

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Up and Away – testing times

Aus Und Davon

This content was published on The latest news on three Swiss families who left Switzerland for Canada, Uruguay and northern Germany.

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Up and Away – surprises

Aus Und Davon

This content was published on The latest news on three Swiss families who are leaving Switzerland for Canada, Uruguay and northern Germany.

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Up and Away – a new beginning

Aus und Davon

This content was published on How will three Swiss families who are leaving Switzerland for Canada, Uruguay and northern Germany cope in their new lives?

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The Swiss Miracle: Money

LeMiracleSuisse L Argent

This content was published on In the last of an eight-part series on Swiss identity, we take a light-hearted look at attitudes in Switzerland towards money.

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The Swiss Miracle: Nature

Le Miracle Suisse - La Nature

This content was published on Whether it’s picnicking, camping or hiking (with or without clothes), the Swiss love the great outdoors.

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Inside the belly of a Swiss ice giant

Expedition ins Innere eines Gletschers

This content was published on A documentary film crew goes on a breath-taking journey deep inside the Plaine-Morte glacier to better understand the meltwater flows.

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The Swiss Miracle: Food

Le Miracle Suisse - Alimentation

This content was published on Heard of Cenovis or Malakoffs? A surplus of milk and a penchant for experimentation have given birth to unique delicacies.

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How did the Swiss become so rich?

banknotes

This content was published on How did the small mountainous country become one of the wealthiest in the world? This SRF documentary examines some of the possible factors.

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The runaway Swiss train disaster 

Train

This content was published on A documentary by Swiss public television, SRF, on a fatal runaway train accident in 2006 in the central Bernese Oberland.

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Switzerland’s worst-ever gun massacre

The Zug assassination attempt

This content was published on On September 27, 2001, a gunman carried out a deadly attack on the Zug regional parliament, shooting dead 14 politicians before killing himself.

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The Great Swiss Post Office Robbery

The post office robbery of the century

This content was published on In 1997, a gang of amateur crooks made off with CHF53 million ($54.8 million) after holding up Zurich’s Fraumünster post office.

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The crash of Swissair flight 111

Pilot on phone in cockpit

This content was published on A film looking at the Swissair flight 111 crash off Nova Scotia, the worst accident in Swiss civil aviation history.

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Saving Ticino’s disappearing glaciers

man on glacier

This content was published on The bad news: global warming means the glaciers in canton Ticino will have pretty much vanished in about ten years. Is there any good news?

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Leap of Faith

Man scaling a mountain face

This content was published on The dizzying south face of Poncione d’Alnasca, a mountain in southern Switzerland, attracts the best climbers in the world.

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The women of Donbas

Woman sniper in Donbas region in Ukraine.

This content was published on Ukrainian women have played a critical role in the conflict that has raged in the east of the country since 2014.

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How China infiltrates Switzerland

Swiss official signs document with Chinese official.

This content was published on A documentary by Swiss public television, RTS, looks at how China has been infiltrating Switzerland and exerting its power on Swiss territory.

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The Planets Giant Slalom race

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This content was published on The annual amateur ski race on the mountain above the village of Evionnaz in southwest Switzerland is a moment of local pride and joy.

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Bernhard Russi: highs and lows

Bernhard Russi on a mountain

This content was published on Former Olympic ski champion Bernhard Russi seems to have had a dream life, but he has experienced many personal tragedies.

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