VIDOC-19 has killed and endangered the global economy. But it is also ontologically a piece of genetic code, a message. If we take the time to decipher it, it also offers us the opportunity to understand where our steps have led us. In fact, it is the voice of SARS-CoV-2 that guides the story.
The virus :
“Who am I, who am at the limit of the living, to dare to address you...
A room, somewhere in England. a computer screen, images from all over the world. One click is all it takes to cross borders, whereas the tale of another journey unfolds in bits and pieces, through text messages, chats, phone conversations, and an interview at the British immigration office.
Albert François Ciocca, a native of Marseille, lived between 1907 and 1963, the year of his death, in the Montagne de Lure region, where he worked as a shepherd. The shepherd Albert – as he called himself – would have been completely forgotten if, many years later, a man had not discovered by chance some short poetic texts written in pencil on the stone of ‘a sheepfold.
Vanya, Sasha and Denis are in their thirties, they grew up together in Kyiv’s northern suburbs. This winter, their murky past dissolves, leaving them without any bearings. They should probably start building their future… or keep on breathing the blazing freedom of the present.
A film crew crisscrosses England trying to unravel the mystery surrounding a record released 30 years earlier, “Spirit of Eden”, that defined the passage from light to shadow of its makers, the band Talk Talk and its lead singer Mark Hollis. From overwhelming obstacles to unpredictable encounters, their journey soon turns into an organic quest. With silence as a horizon line. And...