Released in Swiss cinemas back in November, Recycling Lily
looks to be the sort of film that very rarely travels internationally but I really wish would: A quirky, crowd pleasing romantic comedy executed with bags of style. In many ways what I see here from Pierre Monnard
's debut feature reminds me a great deal of Swedish director Patrik Eklund
) and it will likely run into the same sort of issues finding an international audience: It's too mainstream for the festival crowd and yet too odd to become a major crossover hit. Here's how Monnard describes the story:This offbeat comedy tells the story of a perfection-obsessed Bin Inspector, Hansjörg Sthäli, who falls for the wrong girl, Lily Frei, a charming waitress at his local diner...
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