Keswick Film Club - Songs From The Second Floor

Sunday 28th October 5:30 PM

Songs From The Second Floor 

Director: Roy Andersson Country: Sweden/Denmark/Norway
Cert: 15 Year: 2000 Length: 98 mins Language: Swedish
Songs From The Second Floor


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There is nothing quite like this film. Andersson keeps his camera static, recording just one take per scene in this haunting, peculiar and funny collection of loosely linked sketches and tableaux. A synopsis doesn't do justice to the stunning imagery in Andersson's surreal and expressionistic compositions. Try it...

Cannes 2000 Jury Prize (shared with Blackboards)


open_quote Manages to be compelling, amusing and unsettling at the same time. It thoroughly deserved the Special Jury Prize at the Cannes close_quote Michael Thomson, BBC Online

open_quote There's a singular vision here, an immaculately skewed conception... close_quote Tom Charity, Time Out.

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