The Elephant in Competition
A Robot on a mission to photograph rocks meets an Alien who just wants someone to play with.
Francija, Belgija, 2015, dcp, 07:00
The cupboards, plates and bellies of the people of this little town are all empty, but it is supper time and there is a cooking show on TV. In their homes, they all listen attentively to the recipe of the day: “Stone Soup”. As well as a rock, the presenter tells them, you have to add a special ingredient. But there is a power cut and nobody gets to hear what this ingredient is.
Jake spends most of his time playing videogames indoors until his mum decides to give him a present.
A small giraffe and a tall giraffe have a chance meeting. Despite their obvious difference in stature, they discover a kinship.
Pawo (Tibetan for “being brave”) is the magical adventure of a little toy figure, who finds herself in a curious world. Thanks to some strange companions, she gradually becomes aware of her strength and skills.
Once upon a starry night, a small boy with the head full of fantasies witnesses dreamlike circus performances. Dazed by an endless chain of glittering attractions he realizes that the price for the ticket to the fantastic circus tent is too high and the gate between reality and dream is closing.
An extremely lazy young boy is harassed by his mother, who cannot bear to see him eat and sleep all day, day after day. He eventually decides to get to work and shows unexpected imagination, creativity and tenacity.
My football buddy’s knock-kneed younger brother’s classmate told me that he had a hamster that he had given to someone who had a buddy, a somewhat cucumber-headed curly boy, who in the old days was still little. And when he was little, he landed in the hospital due to his free-time activities.