Cemetery

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Cemetery

Directed by Carlos Casas

  • France, United Kingdom, Poland, Uzbekistan 2019; 93 min
  • Original version: Sinhalese, English
  • Genre: Experimental, Docufiction
    • Meta Cultural Foundation Award, Marseille Espérance Prize, Special Mention (Highschool Award) - FID Marseille

Synopsis

After a devastating earthquake, Nga, an old elephant and probably the last of its kind, and Sanra, his mahout, are about to embark on a journey to find the mythical elephant’s graveyard. A group of poachers, are following them closely, a journey of discovery and mourning starts, the poachers will die one after another under mysterious circumstances, while the spectator becomes the protagonist, on a sonic journey into the cemetery and beyond. An adventure film that unfolds unto an experimental cinematic and sonic experience.

Production

  • MAP PRODUCTIONS

    Saodat Ismailova