Previously involved in a number of TV series as a director, the French helmer dived into his own psyche
Ken thinks that benches uninspiredly put in parks, on playgrounds and along esplanades serve no logical purpose
Maghout and his small team have created the uniquely unpleasant feeling of being lost and suffering without even a notch of exploitation of their characters.
The Ink Doesn’t Dry seems both old-timey and contemporary. Its stark black and white colour scheme serves as a nod to the modernist tendencies of the late 50s and early 60s, especially when combined with different types of hand-held shots and the notion of rawness in the editing department.
The titular region in Russia, dividing Europe and Asia, is special for our narrator, since she considers a Soviet military settlement in South Ural to be her childhood home.
Reitz’ thoughts are delivered by fast-paced narration accompanied by the illustrations by the means of equally quick simple 2D animation and the striking, pulsating electronic score in the background.
Plume (Lorette Sauvet) is a circus artist, performing on trapeze and she is auditioning for a place in the biggest circus company in Paris.
Before you start watching Paul Holbrook’s & Sam Dawe’s short horror Hungry Joe, make sure your stomache’s empty.