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Die Gentrifizierung bin ich. Beichte eines Finsterlings (2017)

A humorous personal and essay film addressing architecture, habitation, space, density, xenophobia, gentrification and urban development.


Thomas Haemmerli


Thomas Haemmerli (idea & concept)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lupe Haemmerli Lupe Haemmerli ... Herself
Pablo Haemmerli Pablo Haemmerli ... Himself
Ana Roldán Ana Roldán ... Herself
Marie Aubert du Petit Thouars Marie Aubert du Petit Thouars ... Herself
Claudia Banz Claudia Banz ... Herself
José de Jesùs León Hernández José de Jesùs León Hernández ... Himself
Isabella Blow Isabella Blow ... Herself
Regula Bochsler Regula Bochsler ... Herself
Christina Duss Christina Duss ... Herself
Daniel Grataloup Daniel Grataloup ... Himself
Erik Haemmerli Erik Haemmerli ... Himself
Mark van Huisseling Mark van Huisseling ... Himself
Barbara Lüthi Barbara Lüthi ... Herself
Denise Langenegger Denise Langenegger ... Herself
Delia Mayer Delia Mayer ... Herself


A humorous personal essay film addressing architecture, habitation, space, density, xenophobia, gentrification and urban development. The film's main arc spans the author's diverse living environments, beginning with his childhood in a rich neighborhood to militant squats, shared flats and yuppie abodes, as well as his various dwellings in such metropolises as Tbilisi, São Paulo, Zurich and Mexico City.

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German | English

Release Date:

4 October 2018 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

I Am Gentrification. Confessions of a Scoundrel See more »

Filming Locations:

Zurich, Switzerland See more »

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Music: Trevor Duncan
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