Ethel discovers boxes with glittering clothes of her late mother, who was a figure skater. In the snowy forest she searches for the idyllic pond where her mother once taught her to skate. She wants to relive those memories, attempts to understand her mother’s passion. On the frozen pond Ethel, however, encounters the Bone Ice Princess, who challenges her to a dangerous dance on thin ice. Will Ethel survive this contest in one piece? A tale of letting go and growing up.
Director Biography :
Born in 1966 and growing up in Winterthur (ZH). Apprenticeship in engineering drafting. 1996 intensive film workshop at New York University. Since 1998 organizer of various cultural projects in the field of film and video. Author and director of various short animation and experimental films. 2006-2009 MAS in Cultural Management at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts HSLU.