My Wonderful Wanda

by Bettina Oberli

My Wonderful Wanda


Wanda nurses the patriarch of the wealthy Wegmeister-Gloor family. When an unexpected complication arises, family secrets come to light and arrangements are made to try and appease everyone in this biting family drama.


Bettina Oberli grew up in Samoa and Meiringen in Switzerland and lives as a writer/director in Zurich. She graduated from the Zurich University of the Arts. This was followed by various assistantships in New York andBerlin. Her short and long feature films have been shown at festivals around the world and have been shown in cinemas in various countries. Her well recognized debut film im nordwind premiered 2004 at the San Sebastianinternational Filmfestival and has been awarded with several prices. Her most successful film to date was late bloomers (2006) which still remains among the top 3 Swiss feature films of all time. 2018 she premiered her first french-speaking film le vent tourne at the Locarno Film Festival. Bettina Oberli also makes music videos and short films. In 2013 she showed her first stage production at the Theater Basel with "Anna Karenina". She is also an Opera Director. my wonderful wanda (2020) is her sixth feature film.

Director's Filmography:

2020 My Wonderful Wanda (Wanda, Mein Wunder)
2018 With The Wind (Le Vent Tourne)
2017 Private Banking (tv-Mini-Serie)
2013 Lovely Louise
2009 The Murder Farm (Tannöd)
2006 Late Bloomers (Die Herbstzeitlosen)
2004 Im Nordwind


Agnieszka Grochowska: Wanda
Marthe Keller: Elsa
André Jung: Josef
Birgit Minichmayr: Sophie
Jacob Matschenz: Gregi
Anatole Taubman: Manfred
Cezary Pazura: Pawel
Agata Rzeszewsk: Irene
Bruno Rajski: Jacub
Iwo Rajski: Tomasz


Director: Bettina Oberli
Scriptwriter: Cooky Ziesche, Bettina Oberli
Director of Photography: Judith Kaufmann
Editor: Kaya Inan
Sound: Hugo Poletti
Music: Grandbrothers (Erol Sarp & Lukas Vogel)
Production Designer: Marion Schramm
Costume Designer: Laura Locher
Make-up: Adrienne Chauliac
Casting: Corinna Glaus, Magdalena Szwarcbart
Production Manager: Florian Widmeier
Line Producer: Aminta Iseppi
Producers: Lukas Hobi, Reto Schaerli

Technical Data

Original title: Wanda, Mein Wunder
International title: My Wonderful Wanda
Duration: 110 min
Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
Format: 4K sound: 5.1 year: 2020
Original language: German, Polish
Country of production: Switzerland
Production companies: Zodiac Pictures
Co-production companies: Swiss Radio and Television srf & Teleclub
With support of: Bundesamt für Kultur (edi), Zürcher Filmstiftung, Kulturfonds- Suissimage, Kanton Luzern, Société Suisse des Auteurs, Verein zur Filmförderung in der Schweiz

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