Not short, not long, but exactly as long as necessary. IFFR puts mediumlength film in the spotlight.
Films in ‘Bright Future Mid-length’
Crève cœurBenjamin Klintoe IFFR 2017 54′
Jonathan’s friends find him just outside a village in the French Alsace. Brought to a simple home, where he lies on a dirty mattress, he seems unwilling to live. The text and music are replete with religious references, whilst the group’s choice to live outside society seems to be a political one.
CarcasseClémentine Roy, Gústav Geir Bollason IFFR 2017 60′
On a deserted peninsula, a group lives amidst relics from contemporary society. Part of a plane serves as a sheep shed, a car inner tube as futuristic Tupperware. Is this a parallel world or are we in the near future?
FraudDean Fleischer-Camp IFFR 2017 55′
Gary films every purchase his family makes. The addiction to new stuff gets out of control and a drastic decision is made to maintain this lifestyle. This meta-thriller was edited together from existing YouTube videos, making you constantly question what is real or not.
AmijimaJorge Suárez-Quiñones Rivas IFFR 2017 55′
How do you prepare for a double suicide? Do you go to the same place to die together or do you decide to die at the same time, yet far away from one another? We see one of the lovers and hear him, almost tangibly, practicing his lines in a rugged landscape somewhere