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BFM — 38
BFM — 38
The Kite

Available online from April 26th to 28th on Cineteca di Milano

Directed by Martin SMATANAItalian title: L'aquilone [t.l.]
Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland / 2019 / 14 min.no dialogue

A little boy visits his old grandfather in the countryside and they fly a kite together. They are both made out of layers, which symbolize their age. The boy has many of these layers. He is perspective, because he has all his life before him. But grandfather, on the other hand, has already lost most of his layers and he has only few left. As he gets older, he also gets thinner, and at the end of his life, he is as thin as a sheet of paper. One day, the wind just softly blows him away and takes him up to the sky…

Filmography

Pouštět Draka (The Kite, short, 2019)
Rosso papavero (short, 2015)

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