After 20 years of service, the spacecraft Cassini was sent crashing into Saturn on 15 September 2017. It now appeals even more to the imagination. The film combines digital video with manipulated archival images and 3D models to explore the relationship between man, machine and the natural environment.
The other films shown within Reverse Engineering
A Creak in TimeSteven McInerney IFFR 2018 27′
Inspired by the famous Eames film Powers of Ten, McInerney explores the boundaries of perception, from the smallest atom to the remotest corners of the universe.
PolteSami van Ingen IFFR 2018 15′
From a few surviving images from the Finnish film Fallen Asleep When Young (1937), an other-worldly melodrama is distilled. Passion, deeply human, now digitally reanimated.
Moulding ExclusivitiesJohann Arens IFFR 2018 8′
Mysterious white sculptural forms are on display in an empty office environment. Digital graphic tools further enhance the visual alienation.
ElegyPaul Bush IFFR 2018 6′
A study of a church building in thin sections, as abstract as a CT scan. A journey back billions of years to the time the marble was formed and buried.