LanguageSwiss Standard German WriterRolf Lyssy, Christa Maerker Release date1978 Initial releaseNovember 3, 1978 (Switzerland) ScreenplayRolf Lyssy, Christa Maerker CastEmil Steinberger (Moritz Fischer), Walo Lüönd (Max Bodmer), Beatrice Kessler (Milena Vakulic), Wolfgang Stendar (Dr. Helmut Starke), Hilde Ziegler (Gertrud Starke), Claudio Caramaschi (Franceso Grimolli) Similar moviesYouth, Men in Black, Men in Black II, An American Tail, The Terminal, On Her Majesty's Secret Service
Die schweizermacher the swissmakers 1979 trailer
The Swissmakers (German: Die Schweizermacher) is a Swiss 1978 comedy film directed by Rolf Lyssy. The movie deals with the many woes of foreigners who decide to obtain Swiss nationality but are forced to deal with bureaucratic and cultural barriers.
Die Schweizermacher remains one of the most successful Swiss movies, reaching 940,145 admissions in a country of 6.5 million inhabitants. It was also the highest grossing movie in Switzerland until it was overtaken by Titanic in 1997.