Echoes of Home

Echoes of Home

Direction: Stefan Schwietert


Germany, 2007
91 Min.

Bierbichler Matussek's voyages

zero one film in Coproduction with maximage (CH), SF, BR, Teleclub AG.
Funded by Bundesamt für Kultur, Zürcher Filmstiftung, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg.

Rental: Ventura Film
World Distribution: Autlook Filmsales

World Premiere: Feb 13, 2007, Internationale Filmfestspiele, Berlin
Cinema premiere: Oct 10, 2007
TV premiere: Aug 15, 2009, 8/15/2009



A wailing baby, a yodeler, the chatter of the marketplace
– the voice is our primary instrument. Portrait
of a unique band of vocal artist form the Alps interpreting
their entire body as an instrument.


San Luis Documentary Film Festival (US), 2007

Best Documentary

Swiss Film Prize (Switzerland), 2008

Best Documentary

Visions du Réel Nyon (France), 2007

Special Prize

European Film Award (Europe), 2007

suggested for Best Documentary - Prix ARTE

International Festival Athen(Greece), 2007

Best Music Film Award

Prix Walo (Switzerland), 2008

nominated for Best Film