About Endlessness Trailer from Roy Andersson on Vimeo.
This screening is part of Singular Screens 2020
Director: Roy Andersson
Runtime: 76 minutes
Country: Sweden, Germany & Norway
Language: Swedish with English subtitles
SILVER LION FOR BEST DIRECTION
Venice International Film Festival 2019
A reflection on human life in all its beauty and cruelty, its splendour and banality.
We wander, dreamlike, gently guided by our Scheherezade-esque narrator. Inconsequential moments take on the same significance as historical events: a couple floats over a war-torn Cologne; on the way to a birthday party, a father stops to tie his daughter’s shoelaces in the pouring rain; teenage girls dance outside a cafe; a defeated army marches to a prisoner of war camp.
Simultaneously an ode and a lament, About Endlessness presents a kaleidoscope of all that is eternally human, an infinite story of the vulnerability of existence.
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