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Like The Sun

2013, Russia, Norway, 60 min, HD video

Written, directed, and edited by

Dimitri Venkov 

Commissioned by and realized with the support of the First Bergen Assembly “Monday Begins on Saturday”. Co-produced by Triumph Gallery

The film draws upon the utopias of the 1960s. Poised between idealization and self-parody, the awkward narratives of the future from communes to space colonisation to situationists' New Urbanism are enacted in the form of a theater play, a psychogeographical dérive, and a game-like quest. Today, when the future has arrived without the vitality of its visions, the protagonists of the film set out on a mission to create a new culture from the ingredients of withered utopias.


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