Flags are planted. Hands are held. First steps are taken on new worlds. And then the giant lets out a stream of black piss and pees a brand new universe. Reason enough for the two creatures...
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Forty-seven brief but vivid vignettes about the paradoxical nature of our world, seamlessly intertwine perplexing scenes of poetical absurdism with the ironic, the grotesque, and the beautiful. Is this the symphony of life?
LOVE is a short film describing affection in 3 different chapters, through an impact on a distant solar system. Abstract haiku-like situations reveal the change in atmosphere on one planet,... See full summary »
An anthology film set in colonial Africa in the late 19th century telling the stories of 5 different characters: a troubled king, a middle-aged Pygmy working in a luxury hotel, a failed ... See full summary »
Set on the open ocean in 1900, Age of Sail is the story of William Avery (voiced by Ian McShane), an old sailor adrift and alone in the North Atlantic. When Avery reluctantly rescues Lara, ... See full summary »
Inseparable best friends spend their last summer holiday of childhood amusing themselves around the house. As summer progresses their bodies start to morph and shift and an awkwardness ... See full summary »
'An animated musical with apocalyptic undertones. The story is divided into four episodes which takes place in a supermarket, a long term hotel, a call center and a hamburger restaurant. ... See full summary »
Niki Lindroth von Bahr
A film about (local) patriotism, tourism and emigration. The girl has lived in a gray, isolated country, enclosed by a huge wall. She has never travelled anywhere, but all her life she has ... See full summary »
Flags are planted. Hands are held. First steps are taken on new worlds. And then the giant lets out a stream of black piss and pees a brand new universe. Reason enough for the two creatures who landed in the new spot with the giant to jump into the vast blackness. Love in outer space. They become one with the new world. Solar Walk follows the journey of individuals and their creations in space. In its series of sequences and situations, Solar Walk recalls the liberating effect of automatic writing, which was employed by the surrealists in the 1920s as the basis for a new kind of creativity. They saw automatic writing as a possibility to activate the unconscious, spontaneous, dream-like and repressed elements of human inspiration. Space as a place for reflecting on one's own behaviour and the question of perception. Every action is only then meaningful when something is truly created or when one is really taking care of someone else. Every action is only existent from the perspective ...