In his signature style, the Swedish filmmaker traces the journey of humanity through a series of poetic, allegorical tableaux that offer a powerful, moving meditation on the grandeur of existence.
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...
SWEDEN, Germany, Norway
| 76 minutes | 2019
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