SWEDEN, Germany, Norway | 76 minutes | 2019
A couple floating above the Cologne River, a father lacing his kid’s shoe in the driving rain and even… Adolf Hitler. In the latest outing from the director of Songs from the Second Floor, characters file past to make up a poetic kaleidoscope of human absurdity. Roy Andersson’s feature rolls out a series of melancholy vignettes to reflect, euphorically, on the vastness of existence. Drawing inspiration from Greek mythology and The Thousand and One Nights, the Swedish filmmaker delivers his most accessible film to date."A divine comedy with moments of devilish wit, delicious, odd and utterly unlike anything else; a film that makes the humdrum seem unique and the banal otherworldly." The Guardian"Short, bittersweet and exquisitely imagined, Andersson invites us to consider the uncanny, inexplicable blind spots that disrupt nominally ordinary life." Variety
Best Director - Venice Film Festival
Toronto Film Festival
About Endlessness (2019)A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (2014)You, The Living (2007)Songs from the Second Floor (2000)World of Glory (1991)Something Happened (1987)A Swedish Love Story (1969)
A black comedy with a deep vein of social commentary, the seventh feature by the South Korean director is all about appearances. As are his characters, the...
SOUTH KOREA | 132 minutes | 2019
In Dakar, Ada is engaged to a man she doesn’t love. Her true soul mate is Souleiman, a construction worker who hasn’t been paid in months. After he...
FRANCE, SENEGAL, BELGIUM | 104 minutes | 2019
For his 19th feature film, the Franco-Greek director continues his critical work, filming in his native land for the very first time. In this modern Greek...
FRANCE, GREECE | 124 minutes | 2019
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