The Wheel

Direction
Year 
2003
Country
  • Belarus
Runtime
23min 
Audio Tracks 
Subtitles 

Except for one family with a small child, only old people live in this half-empty village. A mobile shop comes there once a week, only immobility of time is left, covering however correlation of complex inner and outer actions. The discovery of slowness and inheritance of Eastern European documentary lyrics is, within the mood of hopelessness and departing, counting on poetics of hints with more emotional charge. The pictures of a specific village represent here the starting scenery as well as a symbol, and the director connects them as they are and creates inner connections of dispute between humility and resignation. The picture is also a witness of pending invoice of one line of a documentary film, the style seems to fight the time, the changes occur only on the surface, unclear, and things which are changing are not the same as things which are unchangeable.
More here.

This film is not currently online :(

But no worries. There are more just like it in our new program.

Details

  • Original Title
    Kola
  • Direction
  • Cinematography
    Anatol Kazazaeu
  • Editing
    Iryna Aksionenka
  • Sound
    Vladimir Miroshnichenko
  • Runtime
    23 min (16-30 min.)
  • Year
    2003
  • Country
    • Belarus
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Production
      • Belarusfilm studios
      • Skorina Ave 98 220023
      • Minsk
      • Belarus
  • Distribution
      • Belarusfilm studios
      • Skorina Ave 98 220023
      • Minsk
      • Belarus

DAFilms.com is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

Doc Alliance Members

Sign up to receive regular updates on our film program:

By signing up for the newsletter, I hereby consent to receiving commercial communications by electronic means and to all relevant personal data processing required for the purpose of sending the Doc-Air Distribution s.r.o. newsletter. I hereby confirm that I have read and familiarized myself with the Principles of Personal Data Processing and that I consent to the text therein. I also hereby acknowledge the rights specified herein, including, without limitation, the right to submit objections against direct marketing techniques.

Poslat svému Junioru

Zavřít