As absurd and sarcastic as it appears, Alexander Kluge’s latest is a collage of bizarre sketches from films, theatre and circus, and the most outrageous scenes from the film Alipato: The Very Brief Life of an Ember by Khavn de la Cruz.
An unlikely mix of acclaimed Filipino underground filmmaker Khavn de la Cruz and veteran Frankfurt School dialectician Alex Kruge, the self-proclaimed perpetual "rear-guard" of 1960s modernism. An absurd and sarcastic blend of bizarre TV clips about electricity, the circus and the theatre, and the most eye-popping scenes from Alipato: The Very Brief Life of an Ember by Khavn de la Cruz, with footage of Merkel and Trump at a G20 summit thrown in for good measure. Get ready to be bowled...
| 90 minutes | 2018
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