Where are we humans going? A film poem inspired by the Peruvian poet César Vallejo. We meet people in the city. People trying to communicate, searching compassion and get the connection of small and large things.
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A film poem inspired by the Peruvian poet César Vallejo. A story about our need for love, our confusion, greatness and smallness and, most of all, our vulnerability. It is a story with many characters, among them a father and his mistress, his youngest son and his girlfriend. It is a film about big lies, abandonment and the eternal longing for companionship and confirmation. Written by
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i am taking the time to write these few words only as a contradiction to a pathetic comment i have stumbled upon when surfing the site for details on "songs from the second floor". without intentions to carry out a lengthy and tiring essay on this marvelous cinematic work i only wish to say that the sheer brilliance of this movie will linger on in the mind of every serious cinema lover long after it's actual experience. "songs" is a tour de force of cinematography and 'mis en scene' . the splendor of it's frame compositions , the complexities of it's visual perspectives, all are a cinephile's pleasure feast. packed with sharp humor as well as deep philosophical themes , this film is a must for anyone who is touched by visual art .
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