In this film, Żmijewski – literally – strips patterns of behaviour and rituals. We see soldiers present arms and march: the first time clothed, the second time naked. If soldiers in uniform symbolise the state, will they rediscover their identity and autonomy if they shed their clothing?

The other films shown within Żmijewski: Tension

Filmmaker
Artur Żmijewski
Country
Poland
Year
2000
Medium
File
Length
8’
Language
Polish
Producer
Artur Żmijewski
Sales
Galerie Peter Kilchmann
Cinematography
Jędrzej Niestrój
Editor
Jędrzej Niestrój, Michał Polkowski
Sound Design
Paweł Włodarczyk