A hunter in a remote and idyllic forest stumbles on a make shift tent fashioned from sheets of plastic and containing the mummified remains of a corpse. A detailed journal found on site ... See full summary »
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Documentary about writer and performance artist Bob Flanagan who died at 43 of cystic fibrosis. His life was indicated by pain from the beginning and he started to develop sadomasochistic ... See full summary »
A documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers.
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"Documentary Filmmaker looking for suicidal individual to follow from first preparation to final act." Cut from 142 video tapes, this project sheds light on the tragedy following the infamous Internet ad.
A hunter in a remote and idyllic forest stumbles on a make shift tent fashioned from sheets of plastic and containing the mummified remains of a corpse. A detailed journal found on site reveals the man committed suicide by self-imposed starvation. Who was this man? Why did he kill himself in such a manner? Inspired by this true event and by the novella 'Until I Am a Mummy' by Shimada Masahiko, Insects sensuously evokes the mysterious man's last days. Written by
I saw this movie at the Viennale festival and I think I wasn't the only one there who thought it was awful. Like the director of the movie himself said: "It's the documentation of a plastic tarp which is exposed to the elements over the period of a few month." And that's all it is. If I only want to hear the text of the book, I would read it. Also, the director didn't check back if it really was a true story, which is okay as long as you don't promote the movie with this. I like uneventful and profound movies, but this was just one of the most unnecessary and poorly made movies I've ever seen. Many people even left the cinema before "The sound of insects" was over.
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