Beatocello’s Umbrella

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  • Release Date: Dec 13, 2013
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Summary: Since 1996, film director Georges Gachot has been following the story of doctor and cellist Beat Richner and his children's hospitals in Cambodia. This film portrays Beat Richner by returning us to the origins of his inspiration in the 1970s, when Richner invented the character Beatocello. This is a film about life and an extraordinary voyage of more than 40 years.


Runtime: 82 min
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Production: Schweizerische Radio- und Fernsehgesellschaft (SRG)
Genre: Documentary
Country: Switzerland
Languages: English, German, French, Central Khmer
Director Credit
Georges Gachot Director
Writer Credit
Georges Gachot Writer
Cast Credit
Beat Richner Cast
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Georges Gachot Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: