A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence

  • April 3, 2016 / 18:00
  • April 27, 2016 / 19:00

Director: Roy Andersson
Cast: Holger Andersson, Nils Westblom, Viktor Gyllenberg
Sweden, Germany, Norway, France, Denmark, 2014, 101’, color
Swedish, English with Turkish subtitles

Often mentioned alongside Ingmar Bergman, master director Roy Andersson completes his “living” trilogy following Songs from the Second Floor (2000) and You, the Living (2007). The film follows two world-weary travelling salesmen–like modern times’ Don Quixote and Sancho Panza, they provide an insight into a chaotic world of the present, past and future. At once absurd, harsh, surreal, raging, darkly comic, and disturbing, A Pigeon... reminds us of the grandeur of life, the vulnerability of man and its impending doom, like a pigeon perched on a branch.

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