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An experimental film based on a poem, People on the Bridge, written by Nobel Prize winner Wislawa Szymborska, and narrated by Beata Pozniak. The film focuses on the poems original inspiration, a 19th century Japanese woodblock print entitled People on a Bridge by Hiroshige Utagawa. Six figures are caught in the middle of an old wooden bridge during a sudden rainstorm. As the people run to seek shelter, the drama of this moment in time is captured in the poetry as both frozen and infinitely fluid. The resonance of this Japanese masterpiece was such that it inspired Vincent Van Gogh to paint a copy in oil for himself. Beata Pozniak plays with the symbolism of time and the bridge as a powerful connection between places, historical periods and cultures.