Day at the seaside

embodies the temptation of youth. Is Dave too old for adventure or is he still young enough?

«Day at the Seaside» is a sensitive portrait of an urban generation swaying bet-ween the freedom of youth and commitment of life.

Dave is about to turn 30 and having his first mid-life crisis. A pretty succesfull DJ and record store owner, Dave is back with ex-girlfriend Sarah, but he isn’t happy with his lot. In doubt about the relationship and mourning dreams he meets 20-year-old Alice, who

Basic Information

Feature Film / Switzerland / 98 min / 2008


Producer               Valentin Greutert & Simon Hesse
Writer & Director    Moritz Gerber
DOP                    Piotr Jaxa
Music                    Michael Sauter
Editor                   Claudio Cea
Sound Recordist Ruedi Guyer
Gaffer Damir Sulejmanowski
Art Direction Isabel Robson & Sara Weingart
Costume Design Margarita Meyer-Tarnover
Make-Up Milena Pfleiderer
Sounddesign Gregg Skerman

main CAST

Dave                      Dominique Jann
Sarah Doris Schefer
Alice Patricia Mollet-Mercier
Matthias Manuel Löwenberg


Swiss distribution:



a film company.

production information

A HesseGreutert Film production

Supported by:

SRF Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen / Zürcher Filmstiftung Berner Filmförderung / Media


Hofer Filmtage 2008 / Max-Olphüls-Festival 2009 Solothurner Filmtage 2009 / Shanghai International Film Festival 2009 / Kairo International Film Festival 2009 / Festival Nuovo Cinema Europa Genova 2010 / Santiago de Chile 2010 and many more.


Berner Filmpreis 2008