The hills are alive with the sound of yodelling in Stefan Schwietert’s documentary.
Its core question, “What does Switzerland sound like?”, is probed via three devoted yelpers – the traditionally inclined Noldi Alder and the more experimental Christian Zehnder and Erika Stucky.
Despite their differences, they share a poetic take on their country-song, seeing it as an aesthetic echo chamber in which ideas about art, identity, landscape and history bounce off each other and evolve.
There’s nothing dry about this study in tradition: Schwietert stresses the freedom and spontaneity in avant yelping, qualities his lead trio embrace with palpable passion.
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