This one reminds me the adaptation of Peter Handke's books on screen, in the road movie genre. Really love how the three main lost characters finally develops a powerful and quite fatalist vision about consumption society. My type of film as I can refer closely to my own life experience and its wanderings.
Geneva in b&w two years after the events of May 68 in France. Jean-Luc Godard was in the middle of his Maoïst period and the members of the Group 5 (5 young directors of the French speaking part of Switzerland) proposed their first movies then. This one earned an OCIC award in Berlin. As though it is a little bit verbose at times, The Salamander is nonetheless a must for those of us interested in Swiss cinema.