Wasteland

Terra desolata
by Andrei Schwartz Documentary Germania 1997 75'


...I stayed for six months among their shacks with my camera. At first, they kept asking "What is it you want to film now?", but by the end it was "How will we manage without you for so long, Don Andrei?".
And in between: a lot of dust; newly-born children; friendship with the 67-year-old Dica; Sonia's and Ciula's wish to go to school for the first time at the age of thirteen; the rain in July and the never-ending screening of what we'd filmed at Sia's bar; theyr amusement at seeing themselves and amazement at how their rubbish didn't seem at all horrible on the screen. And at the fact that none of them seemed anything like as dirty there as they did in real life…

Director:

Andrei Schwartz

Country:

Germania

Film submission

23° Festival

CINEMAMBIENTE

29 May - 03 June 2020
TORINO

Competition registration

 

CINEMAMBIENTE

 
JUNIOR

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