A department store security guard is secretely in love with a clerk in the store\'s bookshop. When he witnesses a seeming rival beeing attacked in the train, he gets off instead of helping him – a decision with devastating consequences.

Original title: Auf der Strecke
Director: Reto Caffi
Cinematography: Piotr Rosolowski
Production: Academy of Media Arts Cologne (KHM)
Music: Ivo Ubezio, Daniel Jakob, Oli Kuster
Editor: Thomas Bachmann
Cast: Roeland Wiesnekker, Catherine Jahnke, Leonardo Nigro, Hanspeter Bader
Script: Reto Caffi, Philippe Zweifel
Dialogue: German, Swiss German
Clearance of minors: 12 years
FBW rating: particularly valuable
Licensed territory: Worldwide

International Short Film Festival Clermont-Ferrand
Aspen Shortsfest
Landshuter Kurzfilmfestival
Seattle International Film Festival Brooklyn International Film Festival Internationales KurzFilmFestival Hamburg
Monterrey International Film Festival, Mexico

Internationale Hofer Filmtage Kurzfilmtage Winterthur

nominated for Academy Award "Best Short Fiction Film

Student Academy Awards: Honorary Foreign Film Award
Swiss Film Prize for 'Best Shortfilm' Grand prix, International Short Film Festival Clermont-Ferrand
Nomination 'Lutin' Best European Shortfilm
Babelsberg Media Award: 'Best fiction Diploma Film'
Best Student Film, Aspen Shortsfest
1st prize of the Jury, Landshuter Kurzfilmfestival
Nomination Studio Hamburg Newcomer Award
Best Narrative Short, Brooklyn Int'l Film Festival
Jury Award & Audience Award of the German Competition, Internationales KurzFilmFestival Hamburg

Audience Award, Kinofest Lünen