The basic idea of Don't Know What is to combine entertainment cinema and avant-garde film / video art. With the method of single frame editing, which in the first step focuses on the sound, the hyper-realistic film transforms into a fantastic, surreal, structural and even abstract film.
After our hero, a young boy, is left alone to die in the midst of war and destruction, the last members of his tribe are dismantled to basic geometric forms under enemy fire. Taken by the feeling of sorrow and loss, the boy builds a totem out of their remains. Armed with this new structure, he continues towards another confrontation, with an unexpected twist.
A lonely white flower grows surrounded by other plants and every day, it struggles to survive.
Alma is the result of working with young people on the subjects of gender, gender norms and gender-based violence. The animated film raises the issue of oppressive gender patterns through the symbolic presentation of women’s desirable behaviour and the things they are prohibited from doing.
Czech Republic, Slovakia, France, 2019, dcp, 13:07
The caretaker exhausted by everything. His frustrated wife. Totally depressed deer. Their mutual despair leads them to absurd events, because... shit happens all the time.
This film explores how the neighbours sharing a courtyard are both shaped by domestic violence and also indifferent to it.
A betrayed wife starts to investigate her husband’s mistresses. Her jealousy is gradually replaced by curiosity.
Alba remembers how she fell in love with Pierino, friend of her brother, in Italy in the early fifties.