A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE
Director: Roy Andersson
Genre: Comedy
Year of production: 2014
Running time: 96'


Synopsis
Like a modern day Don Quixote and Sancho Panza, Sam and Jonathan, two traveling salesmen peddling novelty items, take us on a kaleidoscopic wandering through human destiny. It is a journey that unveils the beauty of single moments, the pettiness of others, the humor and tragedy hidden within us, life’s grandeur as well as the ultimate frailty of humanity.

Biography
Born in 1943 in Gothenburg, Sweden, Roy Andersson was graduated from the Swedish Film School. In 1970, Andersson’s debut feature, A Swedish Love Story, has been awarded four awards at the Berlinale. In 1981, he founded Studio 24 in Stockholm in order to freely produce and make his films which developed his unique filmmaking style. Roy Andersson was distinguished by an exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, presenting not only his integral filmmaking oeuvre but also several of his commercials.

Location and Day/Time
Abu Dhabi: The Mall at World Trade Centre Abu Dhabi - cinema 8
22/10/2016 - 9:00 PM

Dubai: Ibn Battuta Mall – cinema 12
23/10/2016 - 9:00 PM




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