DREAMLAND

TRAUMLAND

By Petra VOLPE

ZODIAC PICTURES LTD. - as PROD

Drama - Completed 2012

DREAMLAND is a (multi-narrative) portrayal of lust and betrayal in the affluent Swiss society against the backdrop of human trafficking and prostitution.

    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • SWITZERLAND, GERMANY
    • Languages
    • SWISS-GERMAN, GERMAN
    • Budget
    • 3 - 5 M$
    • Duration
    • 100 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Petra VOLPE
    • Writer(s)
    • Petra VOLPE
    • Producer(s)
    • Reto SCHAERLI (Zodiac Pictures), Lukas HOBI (Zodiac Pictures)
    • Synopsis
    • DREAMLAND is a multi-narrative portrayal of desire, solitude
      and betrayal in affluent Switzerland. Set in Zurich on the 24th
      of December, the narratives unfold against a stark backdrop of
      human trafficking and prostitution.
      While preparing the family Christmas dinner, pregnant LENA
      (38) discovers that her husband is deceiving her with prostitutes.
      JUDITH (45), is a dedicated social worker who pursues her own
      sexual fantasies, betraying her boyfriend with a police officer.
      ROLF (53), a recently divorced recovering alcoholic, is trying to
      mend his relationship with his teenage daughter.
      MARIA (68) widowed and desperately lonely, yearns to seduce
      grieving JUAN (70), who still can‘t get over the death of his
      wife.
      All their paths cross with MIA (18), a Bulgarian girl working as
      a prostitute on the streets of Zürich.
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