Identical twins Oliver and Oswald Deuce lose their wives in a car crash caused by a white swan. The brothers, who are zoologists, become obsessed with the death and decay of animals. They both have a relationship with Alba, the driver of the crashed car, who loses first one leg then the other. When Alba dies, the twins film their own death. Written by
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References to Greek Mythology: Alba Bewick is referred to as 'Leda' (in Greek mythology, Leda gave birth to twins Castor & Pollux after being seduced by Zeus in the guise of a swan); in the film, Alba decides to name the twins she gives birth to as 'Castor & Pollydeuces' (in reference to the mythological Gemini twins Castor & Pollux). See more
Imagine that, the body - in all its delicious detail - fading away leaving a skeleton with iron legs.
Referenced in Adaptation.
An Elephant Never Forgets
Music by 'The Happy Farmer' (Opus 68, No.10) by Robert Schumann
Performed by Lupino Lane
with The BBC Dance Orchestra
Directed by Henry Hall
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