The Embassy of Switzerland is pleased to present “Encordés”, a documentary by Frédéric Favre about the famous competition: “Patrouille des Galciers”.
Synopsis: Florence wants to take part in memory of her father, but she is not used to engage in a team. Guillaume is an accomplished competitor. He struggles to find a balance between family, work and passion for the mountains. Antoine has just left rehab. Now he’s eager to prove his worth to the world. A raw and intimate journey into the three protagonists' innermost motivations and the story of how this adventure transforms them. For one and a half years, film director Frédéric Favre follows three ski mountaineers as they prepare for the “Patrouille des Glaciers”, an incredibly tough race across the Swiss Alps.
Date: Friday, 15 March 2019
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In French, with English subtitles
Switzerland, 2017, 106mins
Director: Frédéric Favre