on Phenomena & Existencies no. 3

short fiction (12 mins) & installation

On the roof of the State Publishing House in St Petersburg, a young man is watching the traffic chaos along the Fontanka canal and tries to maintain order in the city. Based on a short story by the Russian absurdist writer Daniil Kharms, this is a film about ‘fluid thinking’ in a multilayered mixture of animation, poetry, documentary & fiction…

director André Schreuders
director of photography Vladas Naudzius
animation Boris Kazakov
compositing Reinier van Brummelen
editor Albert Markus
producers Marc Thelosen, Koert Davidse & Yan Ting Yuen

Nominated at IFFR 2006 for Tiger Award for Best Short Film

supported by the Netherlands Film Fund, Rotterdam Film Fund, City of Rotterdam, Kultprom foundation & Dutch Embassy in Russia
DVD available (Dutch and international version), price (incl. P&P) € 12,-
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