About Endlessness

Nominee
Golden Lion
Venice Film Festival
Winner
Silver Lion
Venice Film Festival
★★★★★ A masterpiece. Utterly unique. A mesmerizing odyssey to the heart of existence.

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About Endlessness

A reflection on human life in all its beauty and cruelty, its splendor and banality.

We wander, dreamlike, gently guided by our Scheherazade-esque narrator. Inconsequential moments take on the same significance as historical events: a couple floats over a war-torn Cologne; on the way to a birthday party, a father stops to tie his daughter’s shoelaces in the pouring rain; teenage girls dance outside a cafe; a defeated army marches to a prisoner-of-war camp.

Simultaneously an ode and a lament, ABOUT ENDLESSNESS presents a kaleidoscope of all that is eternally human, an infinite story of the vulnerability of existence.

“Give Roy Andersson 76 minutes, and he’ll give you the universe.” ~ David Ehrlich, IndieWire

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Venice Film Festival (WINNER: Silver Lion for Best Director)
Toronto International Film Festival
Palm Springs International Film Festival
PG-13
Genre
Drama, Fantasy
Runtime
78
Language
Swedish
Director
Roy Andersson
Cast
Lesley Leichtweis Bernardi, Ania Nova, Gloria Ormandlaky
Awards:
Nominee, Golden Lion, Venice Film Festival
Winner, Silver Lion, Venice Film Festival
FEATURED REVIEW
David Ehrlich, indieWire

A Swedish renegade whose pointillistic dioramas of the human condition are pieced together with drollness in much the same way as George Seurat’s landscapes were painted with dots, Andersson has always been amused by the sheer absurdity of life on Earth. His films laugh at the perversities of ...

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