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Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet (2002)

This series of vignettes offers ruminations on time, fate and other human mysteries, Each of the film's seven directors conjures a scenario that speaks to some facet of universal experience.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
(segment "Dogs Have No Hell")
(segment "Dogs Have No Hell")
Marko Haavisto ...
(segment "Dogs Have No Hell")
Ana Sofia Liaño ...
(segment "Lifeline")
Pelayo Suarez ...
(segment "Lifeline")
Celia Poo ...
(segment "Lifeline")
José Antonio Amieva ...
(segment "Lifeline")
Fernando García Toriello ...
(segment "Lifeline")
(segment "Int. Trailer Night")
Bill (segment "Twelve Miles to Trona")
Kate (segment "Twelve Miles to Trona")
Yuanzheng Feng ...
(segment "100 Flowers Hidden Deep")
(segment "100 Flowers Hidden Deep") (as Geng Le)
Qiang Li ...
(segment "100 Flowers Hidden Deep")
(segment "100 Flowers Hidden Deep")


This series of vignettes offers ruminations on time, fate and other human mysteries, Each of the film's seven directors conjures a scenario that speaks to some facet of universal experience.

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19 December 2002 (Germany)  »

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10 minut pózniej - Trabka  »

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'Victor Erice''s segment was originally filmed in color. At the eleventh hour the director decided to print it in black & white. See more »


Followed by Ten Minutes Older: The Cello (2002) See more »

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Dream Come True For Art-House Fans
7 January 2006 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

A dream come true for art-house film buffs, and anyone whose out looking for an interesting way to spend 90 minutes. This is perhaps one of the most amazing collection of short films. The secret lies in the vast variety of genre and style of the films. From pure eye-candy to dramatic documentaries. In a collection like this, there is no such thing as "out of place". I found all the films enjoyable and interesting. For me, the weakest segment was the Wim Wenders film. It felt like an episode of a made-for-TV mini-series-road-movie. Another let down was the Aki Kaurismaki segment, maybe it's because this was my first Kaurismaki experience, I didn't really "get it". The most powerful being Chen Kaige's nostalgiac reflection of the ever-changing city of Beijing.

The segments in order of preference: Chen Kaige, Werner Herzog, Victor Erice, Spike Lee, Jim Jarmusch, Wim Wenders, Aki Kaurismaki.

My preference could change after multiple viewings. I strongly recommend this collection to film-lovers. Can't wait to see the other collection: "The Cello"

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