There’s a candy bubble gum, there’s a swing, so there must be love as well – somewhere. A secular litany and a story of a relationship, resounding through a tower block estate.
A tale of regret and forgiveness.
My best friend lived across the street. In the same street, in a house just across. He entered his house when we were all going home. When the store was closing. In the summertime, it's at 9 pm. That's the last time I saw him.
A slow and surreal video slideshow of nightmarish, grotesque and apparently static characters.
What is paradise? Where is it? Who am I? Where is the joy of living? It takes courage to live your own path every day, it takes courage to be yourself. Pupa is a story about that courage. The journey from a safe cocoon, the transformation necessary to find one's own way and one's own self, and the return of the renewed self into the world.
A Japanese man in his twilight years boards a ferry heading towards an unknown island. The rain falling on the water brings back a memory from his childhood and another from a fleeting encounter. The only similarities: the rain, a woman and Mount Fuji.
Early twentieth century, the time of the first cycle races. Competitors are on the starting line and the kick is given. The cyclists begin the race that will take them across countryside and mountains. We will follow a competitor and experience the race from inside. There will be several incidents, of course, some of which will be drawn from historical facts.
This is a little metaphysical etude: there is the object, around which everything unfolds, there are actors, conflicts, but there is no clear outline of events. Let everyone imagine that.
There is only the setting through which everything happens – sand.
Having suffered the loss of their plane, three pilots inexplicably find themselves stranded in the middle of the desert. While following the perilous and unpredictable course that will ultimately lead them home, they fall prey to visions and must confront the siren call of their own strange fantasies.