Feature Film | 2011-2012 | Tragicomedy | Canada, Switzerland

Shooting data

Start of shooting24/10/2011
End of shooting15/12/2011
LocationsChablais CH

Project data

Length of movie105 Min.

Brief synopsis

Filled with hope, 13-year-old Achille waits for his father to be released from prison. Achille’s dream of living together with his parents, like a “real” family, will suffer greatly at the hands of a mother exhausted from waiting a partner and father who is irresponsible and - due to his many years in jail – may not be able to adapt to the outside world. Will this vulnerable being with a flamboyant past be able to keep the promise he made to his son, namely to never live apart from each other ?

(Quelle: http://www.severinecornamusaz.com/FILMS/Entrees/2012/9/29_CYANURE___CYANIDE.html)


ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Alexandre EtzlingerAchille [L]
Roy DupuisJoe [L]
Sabine TimoteoPénélope [L]
Christophe SermetAlexis [L]
Yannick GuiraudLe Boucher [L]


Director of photographyCarlo Varini
Costume designerFrançoise Nicole
DirectorSéverine Cornamusaz
EditorDaniel Gibel
EditorUrszula Lesiak
Production designerFabrizio Nicora
ScreenwriterSéverine Cornamusaz
ScreenwriterMarcel Beaulieu
Stunt coordinatorFrancois Doge
Stunt driverDaniel Stockhorst

Production companies

P.S. Productions, Xavier Grin [ch]
Item 7 [ca]

Distributing companies

Frenetic Films [ch]


Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Sabine Timoteo2013Schweizer Filmpreis [ch]Beste DarstellerinNominated
Séverine Cornamusaz201348. Solothurner Filmtage [ch]Forum SchweizNominated