The Set-Up

a film by Malika Pellicioli

14 min - 2019 - Switzerland

Jacob returns home with one intention: to kill himself. Detached from the outside world behind thick curtains, Jacob has lost all will to live. With a mouthful of barbiturates and a cooking bag over his head, he thinks he has done everything he needs to leave this world peacefully. After swallowing all the tablets, an alert from his computer pulls him, one last time, back to reality…


Directed by: Malika Pellicioli
Written by: Rodrigo Peñalosa Pita
Cast: Rodrigo Peñalosa Pita
Production : Tolmao Sàrl
Image : Arthur Touchais
Sound: Igor Marlot
Editor: Nalia Giovanoli