Through the hand­held camera he refuses to shut off, a little boy shows how adult people expe­ri­ence his father’s funeral — and how he keeps reality at a distance.

What do you do if you want to keep reality at a distance? You put a camera in between, just like the boy that unre­lent­ingly lets his camera run at his father’s funeral. His mother can order him to put the thing away as much as she wants, the son keeps capturing what his eyes don’t want to see and his heart doesn’t want to feel. In the process, the hand­held perspec­tive also repre­sents the mourning of a child who’d obvi­ously rather play than weep.

Title: Kort! - Dag
Year: 2011
Duration : 10 minutes
Category: Short Feature
Edition: NFF 2011

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