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Oilfields Mines Hurricanes (2014)

OILFIELDS MINES HURRICANES is a road-movie, in which the classical concept of that genre - the quest for and the fixation of the own identity - is lead ad absurdum: Salpa, the traveler, ... See full summary »
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Hanne Bohmhammel Hanne Bohmhammel ... (voice)
Kristof Gerega Kristof Gerega ... Salpa
Rúnar Lund Rúnar Lund ... Storyteller
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OILFIELDS MINES HURRICANES is a road-movie, in which the classical concept of that genre - the quest for and the fixation of the own identity - is lead ad absurdum: Salpa, the traveler, experiences a corrosion of his all-along-multiple identity. This is already founded within the production: 18 authors have taken turns writing the screenplay. The amount and sequence of the scenes correlate with John Cage's organ piece As Slow As Possible. The performance venue of that piece, Halberstadt, is the apparent destination of Salpa's journey. But, arrived, no redemption is waiting; Salpa again finds himself thrown back onto himself and alone. For Salpa's journey each author depicts another fragmented world for Salpa to dive in, and each of them poses him, always confused & disorientated but determined, with the question of his own identity. The further he gets away from the beginning, the more the destination seems to fade away. Estranged Salpa meanders through different possibility-worlds, ... Written by Schuldenberg Foundation

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Based on John Cage's centuries-long organ piece As SLow aS Possible, this portmanteau road movie follows the meanderings of Salpa, a human being with a fish on his chin. The quest for his own identity is carried on ad absurdum.

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Drama | Mystery

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Germany | Iceland

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English | German | Icelandic

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January 2014 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Ropná Pole Doly Hurikány See more »

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