Fly in Fly out - Cadavre Exquis is a Swiss - Canadian film by the Swiss actress and musician Viola von Scarpatetti and the Canadian actor and musician Simon Pelletier-Gilbert from 2019. The film tells the story of the musician couple Sara and Olaf, who played during a Save their tumultuous relationship at night in the motel room and form the band Cadavre Exquis together . The film has been shown at international film festivals before it is due to hit Swiss cinemas in 2020.
The two musicians Sara (28) and Olaf (35) drive back to the motel with his Westfalia after one of their concerts . Sara wants to clarify their broken relationship. To loosen up the tense atmosphere, Sara opens a bottle of champagne, but the cork comes out of the bottle uncontrollably and almost hits Olaf in the face. Olaf reacts irritably, evades a clarifying conversation and secretly dreams of one of his numerous flirts with other women.
Sara feels betrayed and accuses Olaf of having been jealous for no reason in the past. Olaf regrets his behavior and the two get closer again. Shortly before the act, Olaf wants Sara to admit her mistakes, which destroys the harmony that has just been achieved .
The discussion sparked an argument in which Sara slaps Olaf in the face. Before Olaf leaves the motel room, the two confess their infinite love . Sara wants to hold Olaf back and stands in front of the door. But when Olaf also wants to give up the joint music project, Sara gives him the way outside. Olaf leaves the motel room, determined not to return. While traveling in " No mans land ", Olaf hears an interview with Sara on the radio . Overwhelmed by his feelings for Sara, he stops the car and turns it.
Fly in Fly out - Cadavre Exquis was filmed on original locations in the cities of Montréal (Canada), Zurich and Geneva (Switzerland). The filmed scenes intentionally give no information about the time and place of the action. The French chansons appearing in the film were written by the filmmakers themselves and were released as the original soundtrack for the film together with the compositions by Michael Künstle on March 3, 2020.
- 2019: Hong Kong International Film Art Festival
- 2019: Québec City Film Festival
- 2019: Female Eye Film Festival, Toronto
- 2019: Tonneins International Film Festival
- 2020: Semaine de la Francophonie Vancouver
- 2020: Sunscreen Film Festival, Florida
Awards and nominations
- 2019: Hong Kong International Film Art Festival - Special Mention for Best Feature Film
- 2019: West Europe Film Festival Bruxelles - Nomination for Best Music and Best Director
- 2018: Maverick Movie Awards - Nomination for Best Music and Best Acting Ensemble
- Fly in Fly out - Cadavre Exquis in der Internet Movie Database (englisch)
- Official page for the film