The Scent of Fear

Switzerland2021documentary93'Docs+Science

In her non-ostentatious, subtly ingenious, meticulous but avoiding obvious examples documentary, Mirjam von Arx takes viewers upon a journey to the heart of fear – the underlying cause of all fears. She combines the subjective and objective order to look for answers to the question about what drives human behaviour: humans or their fears? With the help of world-class experts, she reveals the inseparable relationship between fear and pleasure and discovers the communality of fear. She reveals its underlying cause: records in our collective memory.

directed by
Q&A guest, portret reżysera
Mirjam von Arx

cinematography
Sergio Cassini, Evelyne Binsack, Elia Lyssy, Stéphane Kuthy
script
Mirjam von Arx, Livia Vonaesch
animated by
Nino Christen
music
Adrian Frutiger
editing
Daniel Cherbuin
production
Mirjam von Arx (ican films gmbh)
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