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In the fame of the
Cine Trans Europe Cooperation

the Festival International
Signes de Nuit

present a program at the


Madrid, Spain

October 2011


The Program

Date: October 2011

Place : Madrid, Spain


Simple Presence Future Perfect (Presencia Simple Futuro Perfecto)

Davide Pepe

2008| Digital | 0:05:00

A shrill voyage into a space of great nervosity and threat. Beauty is broken, the existential alphabet declined into emptiness.


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Centipede Sun (Le soleil mille-pattes)

Mihai Grecu

2010 | Digital | 0:10:00

Centipede Sun focuses on the landscape of the Altiplano region in Chile. This landscape, synonymous with isolation, has enormous ‘empty’ panoramas in which the life forms we know seem to be absent. Against this background, Grecu brings this rich universe to life.


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Daniel Wawrzyniak

2009 | HD | 0:05:00

Aorta – big arterial root, the branches of which supply blood to all tissues.


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Exodus (Éxodo)

Almagul Menlibayeva

2009 | Digital | 0:11:00

“Exodus“ is showing a weared off tradition in the present Kazakhstan, like a strange and powerful tale. Men and women are in the process of packing up their Yurtas (nomadic tents). An ancient shamanistic normad ritual „The Closing Road“ is persecuted, only perceived by a girl, who is icaptivated by what is ment to be left behind.

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Kirstin Tan
Singapore, Thailand

2008 | HD | 0:10:40

Stylised black-and-white film about the relationship between a man and a sink in the sea, symbolising the different stages of life.


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Hungover Eyes (Ojos de Resaca)

Petra Costa

2009 | 35 mm | 0:20:00

In Undertow Eyes, Vera and Gabriel, an elderly couple, navigate through past and present, telling their own life story. Their remembering, rendered in images from family archives that confound themselves with images of the present, suggest a personal diary on love and death.


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Clean up

Sebastian Mez
2008 | 35mm | 0:09:20

His job is to clean up the death chamber at an American prison after the executions of the condemned by way of lethal injection. It is a ritual act in which the viewer becomes witness to an execution.


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La Terraza del hospital (Hospital Terrace)

Daniel Varela Sanchez

2009 | Digital | 0:11:00

Lucas is a young man who decides to free himself from reality and later dies in a hospital. He remembers his final moments ending up at the hospital terrace.


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Snakes (Serpientes)

Patrick Jolley

2009 | Beta | 0:05:00

Sounds of slow traffic on a rainy street. A man in a cheap suit lies on the bed in a quiet apartment. Snakes entwine him, crawling in and out of his clothes.


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