Running Time: 123 min.
Release Date: June 13, 2007 (limited)
DVD: November 27, 2007
Cast: Fabrizio Borsani, Teo Gheorghiu, Julika Jenkins, Urs Jucker, Bruno Ganz
Vitus is a boy who almost seems to be from another planet: he has hearing like a bat, he plays piano like a virtuoso and studies encyclopaedias at the age of five. It is no wonder his parents begin to anticipate a brilliant future for him. They want Vitus to become a pianist.
However, the child prodigy prefers to play in his eccentric grandfather's workshop. He dreams of flying and of a normal childhood. Ultimately, with one dramatic leap, Vitus takes control of his own life.
Fredi M. Murer
Studio: Mongrel Media
Producer(s): Fredi M. Murer, Christian Davi, Christof Neracher
Screenplay: Peter Luisi, Fredi M. Murer, Lukas B. Suter
Official Site: www.vitusmovie.com