Simon Helbling

director, storyteller

Short, 10′, 2016

Extract from the script: Hans: “Who I am, this isn’t that easy to answer.” Gaby: “In this case you can do an I.F.V.V.” Hans: “A what again?

Hans visits the passport office in order to renew his ID card. A silly comment transforms his simple ID renewal into a identity identification confirmation procedure – the official confirms his identity, but in order to validate this confirmation, her supervisor needs to confirm her identity too, and to validate this confirmation, the supervisor of the supervisor needs to… In the end, Hans has to step with his ID renewal in front of god – but god is also waiting for a confirmation.

Cast: Juri Elmer, Ariane Pochon, Yannick Schmuki, Rose Schudel und Francesca Tappa Director: Simon Helbling Written by: Simon Helbling Director of Photography: Andi Meyer Production Sound Mixer: Nadine Häusler Costume Design: Carola Bachmann Helbling Editor: Luca Faes Production Manager: Jasmin Helbling Camera Assistant: Mohammad Al-Tahan Continuity, Clapperboard: Hilal Al-Tahan

Shot in Rüti, Postproduction in Zurich