Director: Laila Pakalniņa
LV, LT, NO
here connects to everything else... Society has reached such a level
of development that it extracts petroleum from the depths of the
earth, transports it to a refinery, where it is turned into plastic,
then transports the plastic to another factory, where it takes on the
form of a spoon, then transports the spoons to all kinds of stores
and eating establishments, where the spoon’s meaningful life lasts
a mere ten minutes or so before being thrown out.
black and white story about the global phenomena is depicting what is
a real film in understanding of the director. The only continent
where screenings of the unique films made by Laila Pakalniņa haven’t
been held yet, is Antarctica.
Curator's point of view: An industrial symphony where the production cycle of a spoon is freely matched to the framing.