Container


1h 14m 2006

Brief Synopsis

A poetic, experimental film. A heavy set man and a slim Asian woman stumble across rubbish dumps and through dilapidated buildings. He carries her on his back; she may be the embodiment of his girlish inner self. A jumble of thoughts and personalities are breathlessly voiced offscreen: a mash-up of

Film Details

Release Date
2006
Production Company
Canal Plus; Film i VSst; Memfis Film; StudioCanal; Swedish Film Institute; Trust Film Sales
Distribution Company
Folkets Bio; Metrodome Distribution
Location
Transylvania; Chernobyl, Russia; Trollhattan, Sweden

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 14m

Synopsis

A poetic, experimental film. A heavy set man and a slim Asian woman stumble across rubbish dumps and through dilapidated buildings. He carries her on his back; she may be the embodiment of his girlish inner self. A jumble of thoughts and personalities are breathlessly voiced offscreen: a mash-up of identity, religious belief and spirituality, consumerism and pop culture which sounds like delirium one moment and absolute lucidity the next.

Film Details

Release Date
2006
Production Company
Canal Plus; Film i VSst; Memfis Film; StudioCanal; Swedish Film Institute; Trust Film Sales
Distribution Company
Folkets Bio; Metrodome Distribution
Location
Transylvania; Chernobyl, Russia; Trollhattan, Sweden

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 14m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 2006

Released in United States February 2006

Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (Panorama) February 9-19, 2006.

Shown at London Film Festival (Film on the Square) October 18-November 2, 2006

Two versions of film were produced: one in Swedish and one in English.

Released in United States 2006 (Shown at London Film Festival (Film on the Square) October 18-November 2, 2006)

Released in United States February 2006 (Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (Panorama) February 9-19, 2006.)