Directors Dan Kwan and Daniel worked together as a duo already for several short films and music videos and for 2015 won the MTV Music Award.
Filmed Swiss Army one half Moon Bay near the California, located in the Bay area near San Francisco. Also, that became the backdrop of the film Humboldt County with its mighty Redwood trees.
At the Sundance Film Festival, where it had its premiere in January 2016 Swiss Army, the indie film was mainly, because many viewers rammed off prematurely left the cinema.
Whether it is in Swiss army man is actually a man of Swiss Army (which is operated for the militia system and exercised so part-time), or whether the title but indirectly alluding to the “Swiss army knife” – the multifunctional useable Swiss army knife -, may be speculated about.