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Benedek Fliegauf – Tejút AKA Milky Way (2007)

Though Milky Way is perhaps Fliegauf’s most experimental film yet, it’s always accessible and mesmerisingly beautiful. It consists of ten lengthy landscape shots filmed with a static Scope camera, most of them featuring subtly modulated sound and human figures engaged in what initially appear to be strange, arcane rituals. There’s no overall plot – though the painterly scenes proceed from night through various exquisitely captured daylight hues and back to night again – but each vignette suggests some sort of small, mysterious narrative, be it suspenseful, sad or (as if often the case) drily funny. Read More »