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Magnetic Cinema

2008, 33 mn
starring   Germana Civera, Hanna Hedman, Saskia Hölbling, Benoît Lachambre, Moravia Naranjo, Fabrice Ramalingom, Stephen Thompson

Inspired by Lugares Comunes by Canadian choreographer Benoît Lachambre, the film touches on the sphere of the supernatural. An interplay of multiple energies links the film's characters to the natural elements-air, water, plant and mineral-leading to strange, instinctual body movements. These characters have an android double, haunted by another, non-human will. They move about in a magnetic space where corporal language takes the place of the verbal. Cinema - as the art of suggestion, the art of dark, obsessive forces - attests to the cyclical nature of existence. Thus do waves live...