by Naoyuki TSUJI
2008 / 16mm / b&w / sound / 1S / 6' 00
A couple as seen at home. The woman says a heartfelt prayer while the man looks up from his newspaper, holding a cup of tea. They both look out of the window. In the sky above their house a giant angel is flying past. A forest has grown on the angel's back. In the forest three creatures sit around a table and playing cards. The cards are laid out and feature different images: three cards depicting babies jump down a hole in the middle of the table and begin a journey through the body of the angel. They stop in a cave where a creature plays the harp for them and turns the cards into tears. The tears fly through the air out of the angel's eyes and one of them reaches the woman's womb. In the next scene she is seen sitting at home, with her cat, contentedly stroking her own pregnant belly. The next scene is an exterior: a field with a lone tree growing on it. The man is dancing and walking towards the tree: behind the tree he finds his partner, the woman, holding a baby. They all smile at each other. "This text was written by Tommaso Corvi-Mora, from the impression of a story and images, sounds of Naoyuki Tsuji's film THE PLACE WHERE WE WERE."
|screen||1,37 - Standard (single screen)|
|rental fee||41,00 €|