Picture 56d75342 d260 4c05 9c69 16a739cf3cbe

The pitch

Brigid is a famous artist based in Switzerland. She is the wife of Casper, a well-established art dealer, and the mother of a 19-year-old girl, Inga. She lives safely within her comfort zone. However, with the death of her 17-year-old daughter, Nino, over a year ago, Brigid has subconsciously accumulated many doubts. She has started questioning her way of life, and facing the cracks in the facade of the wealthy home she and her husband had built to be a haven of peace. Step by step, she drifts into the fantasy of breaking out. But what does it take for a fantasy to become reality?

(medium-lenght movie)

A story of collaboration

  • Video by Hakim Mastour

The genesis of the project

Aidan Büchi: « This psychological drama subtly weaves a fictional narrative of the personal experiences shared between three women who contributed to a change in my perception of life: a 17-year-old friend who tragically died 17 months ago, my mother, and the friend with whom we composed this threefold character called Brigid, during a one-year writing process. »


Visual intentions

The film is intended to be a visual experience in which you will take part in the journey of Brigid’s quest, where space and time combine to give birth to a distorted sense of reality. In an attempt to redefine her position as a woman, you will be transported into Brigid’s past and present, as well as into her most obsessive and mysterious visions.

Picture 1436af9a b156 4e6d 9cef a57bedd5edeaPicture 71eff2c1 cd19 4942 a44a 8824c8c84b29Picture e71bbf7d 1b72 4275 b178 ef32e6e80c09Picture a2022db9 8942 4b14 b3ad d5a215734bc9Picture 186567e7 bb09 4197 af88 7ae919df33f8Picture 8d3fd13f 3375 424a 8fd0 5baf75824246Picture 66c5788f 9c18 4639 863a abde5999012dPicture edc54b8a fa11 4cef be48 f52cc291f99dPicture 41b5a934 ca49 49dc 9141 b7da8d38a1dc

The aim

First of all, the objective is to let the audience embark upon a story whose setting everyone can relate to: the family. This movie offers an invitation to explore this setting from the perspective of an institution in which all members adopt the patriarchy as its framework. Our aim is to state that both men and women equally suffer from a social structure in which domination prevails.


The crew

  • Acting: Melano Sokhadze (Georgia)
  • Directing: Aidan Büchi (Switzerland/Italy)
  • Screenwriting: Aidan Büchi & Melano Sokhadze
  • Director of photography: Burak Oguz Saguner (Turkey/Australia)
Picture aeee41fb f3d6 4a4a 9fa8 e08390c324e9Picture a657c99b c9cd 4703 8a92 8cd6fff12fb3Picture 2115a44c 56e7 45d5 9277 f683f9c61bb2

Previous works

  • VERBA, a short film written and directed by Aidan Büchi (trailer May 2013).

  • Excerpts from the works of Burak Oguz Saguner

Picture 43b4d863 ac81 42a0 a53c 2ea2daee4fcaPicture 4ef9b22a deb0 4e84 a907 7e5de909d7acPicture 462933d3 49f8 477b 824e 91305eba4a1ePicture 0efc5e51 17ba 47e9 9abd e7aada438be1Picture 0635f52a 0691 45f9 8343 5958a069ad24Picture 3c4e046f 725b 485c bed8 bd4420518449Picture 5fbf9f8a 1480 486f a3b1 695046a9d157Picture 7fb005f2 c3a3 417f a55c 9b126803c0b0Picture 69d1ce04 41a8 40ff 8017 576226ace048Picture 4f70af64 86d9 487d a9e3 a5b09598ee01Embedded 6a5d8917 ea29 4c9a 93f4 af4f28bbc607

The budget

The cost of our project is CHF 30’000. This sum will solely be invested in the professional equipment we need to create an imagery to the height of our expectations. In fact, this project has seduced and convinced many working professionals who have agreed to work for free, some of them coming from Australia just to make it all happen! In our finance plan, Wemakeit and its backers quickly appeared to be an important source, because we believe that crowdfunding is aligned along with our ideals in the matter of community engagement for projects concerning social issues. Every donation you make will build up our budget, and who knows… if we reach the CHF 8’000 before the end of our campaign, your supplementary donations will be saved for the job of postproduction. So, lets target higher than ever! Long live Wemakeit!