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The Search

Germany, 1996 (MIFF 1996, Animation)

Director: Michael Zamjatnins

The Earth Mother sends her son in search of his father The quest m the form of post-modern dream sequences takes the son through many adventures and places. He witnesses his own conception in a bizarre sequence involving artificial insemination. This is an intriguing film of ideas and computer aided images. (RP)

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