Talking to a survivor - Milena Olip

Talking to a survivor (Gespräch mit einem Überlebenden)

Milena Olip | 2022 | 8 min 24 sec | AT

Radar Vienna AUSTRIAN Competition

The whole extent of globalization and capitalism is often reflected in day-to-day actions.
A man leaves his picturesque mountain farm every day to go to the neighboring small town to assist in the production, in several shifts at a conveyor belt, of articles that – in both his own immediate neighborhood and on the other side of the world – can cause extreme distress.
A boy who observes these things happening, and who is not impervious to their effects.
A cautionary narrator who shows that the words of Erich Fried, now more than fifty years old, are more relevant and more far-reaching than ever.