Cleveland International Film Festival } March 22 – April 1, 2023 } Playhouse Square

Soul of a Beast

Year: 2021
Country: SWITZERLAND
Language: French, Swiss-German, Japanese
Run Time: 110 minutes

Soul of a Beast
Soul of a Beast
Soul of a Beast
Soul of a Beast
Soul of a Beast

As a young single father, Gabriel isn’t the best caretaker. Although he loves his son Jamie, Gabriel spends much of his time partying or wandering the city with his best friend Joel, often leaving Jamie alone. Reckless and carefree, Gabriel and Joel are partners-in-crime, chasing after adventures and adrenaline rushes. But everything about the friends’ dynamic changes when Joel’s girlfriend Corey is thrown into the mix. From the moment he meets his best friend’s girlfriend, Gabriel finds himself completely infatuated with Corey, creating a consuming love triangle that threatens to destroy everyone involved. Emotions run high on all sides, and as their complicated dynamic descends into madness, Gabriel’s inner turmoil spreads outward into the world around him. A dark romantic fantasy with its own myths and tall tales, SOUL OF A BEAST uses surreal themes and beautiful images to transport viewers to an entirely new world. —G.S.

CIFF46 Screenings

Mimi Ohio Theatre

Thursday, April 07, 2022 at 9:45 PM

Friday, April 08, 2022 at 2:15 PM

CIFF46 Streams On Demand

Sunday, April 10, 2022 at 11:00 AM -
Sunday, April 17, 2022 at 11:59 PM

Streams Access: Regional: OH, PA, MI, IN
Accessibility (?)
Closed Captions: No
Audio Description: No
English Subtitles: Yes

Related Event
46th CIFF College Program

Sidebar
After Hours

Competition
New Direction Competition

Director

Director
Lorenz Merz

Producer
Simon Hesse

Screenwriting
Lorenz Merz

Cinematography
Laszlo Ovlinsky, Fabian Kimoto

Editing
Laszlo Ovlinsky, Noemi Preiswerk

Principal Cast
Pablo Caprez, Ella Rumpf, Luna Wedler, Tonatiuh Radzi, Lolita Chammah

Film Contact

Community Partner

Consulate of Switzerland in Cleveland

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