Lionel Baier

Lionel Baier is a Swiss film director. His films have been screened at various prestigious festivals : VANITY premiered at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival in the ACID section and later screened in the Piazza Grande at the Locarno Film Festival. In 2018, SHOCK WAVES : FIRST NAME : MATHIEU premiered at the Berlinale. His latest feature film, CONTINENTAL DRIFT (SOUTH) premiered in the Director's Fortnight section at Cannes in 2022.


A film by Lionel Baier

2013 - France/Portugal/Switzerland - Comedy/Drama

April 1974. A group of Swiss radio journalists is reluctantly sent to Portugal to report on the impact of Swiss aid to the country. During their investigations they slowly start to realize that a full-scale revolution is under way.