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Beta Test

Germany, 2006 (MIFF 2006, Experimental Shorts)

Director: George Drivas

Beta Test

Reported through a series of surveillance stills reminiscent of Marker's La Jetée, two subjects interact in an emptied Berlin cityscape. A post-apocalyptic elegy to 60s architectural drawings.


D/S George Drivas P George Drivas, Ralf Langer WS Blonde Audiovisual Greece L no dialogue TD video/col/2005/13mins

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