Wednesday 4, 18:15
• 49 min.
TROPICS draws an orbit around a Mexican farm. Scattered voices seem to revive and disturb the memory of the place. Crossing the matter, the film attempts to stop time and men, and reveals the ghost of a lost paradise.
“The Immortality of the crab” is an experimental animated short film shot on super 8 film, made with in-camera editing and no post production. In this movie, the synaesthetic research between sound and image is accomplished by connecting the animations, made on 1125 cardboard frames, with an original soundtrack produced using only cardboard sounds. The film was selected for the 2019 straight8 contest London Premiere at Regent Street Cinema.
Thousands of them are packed in a bag. The hand dragging the bag has never been seen from their angle. The track on sand is easily erased by waves. Touching the surface of the sea, they grow a new skin.