Scene from the film Every Pulse of the Heart Is Work
Scene from the film Every Pulse of the Heart Is Work
Scene from the film Every Pulse of the Heart Is Work
Scene from the film Every Pulse of the Heart Is Work
Scene from the film Every Pulse of the Heart Is Work

Every Pulse of the Heart Is Work

Direction
Year 
2019
Country
  • United States
  • France
  • India
Runtime
86min 
Audio Tracks 
Subtitles 

Shot primarily in Varanasi, India’s oldest and holiest city, the film’s theme is work, but work understood as devotion. Five years in the making, it consists of meditative portraits of a broad range of laborers, such as a crane operator, a surgeon, a weaver, a priest, a masseur, a tabla drum maker, and so forth. The camera enters into an intimately attentive relation with the subjects and their workplaces: a cremation ground, a hospital, an apartment tower under construction. The streets of the city themselves form an important worksite, where much of the activity takes place: a barber, a beggar, a dentist. The singular portraits of Indian workers build towards a composite vision of society, where each has a place in the tangled web of human endeavor.

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Details

  • Original Title
    Every Pulse of the Heart Is Work
  • Direction
  • Cinematography
    Paweł Wojtasik
  • Editing
    Paweł Wojtasik
  • Sound
    Ernst Karel
  • Runtime
    86 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
    2019
  • Country
    • United States
    • France
    • India
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Festivals
    • Doc Fortnight 2020: MoMA’s Festival of International Nonfiction Film and Media
    • Ji.hlava IDFF

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