30.09. - 09.10.2021

Gunda USA, Norway 2020 | 93 min | | Black & White | FF 2020

Victor Kossakovsky

VICTOR KOSSAKOVSKY (*1961) graduated from the Moscow film school for screenplay writers and directors. His last film "Aquarela" premiered at the 2018 Venice Film Festival.

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DOCUMENTARY Burrowing in mud, looking for worms, flicking away insects: Gunda captures the reality of the animals we eat every day. A warm, visually impressive, intimate portrait. Gunda dozes in the doorway to her sty, eyes closed, breath even. But the peace and quiet don’t last long. Her posse of piglets hurtle round the corner and hurl themselves on their mother’s massive body. Victor Kossakovsky treats the animal inhabitants of a small farm as equals and portrays them as creatures with their own cognition, feelings and habits. A declaration of love without slogans or exclamation marks.
Original title: Gunda
Film type: Hybrid
Original language: no dialogue
Section: Kaleidoscope
Language and subtitles:
Director: Victor Kossakovsky
Screenplay: Victor Kossakovsky, Ainara Vera
Producer: Anita Rehoff Larsen, Joslyn Barnes
Director of Photography: Egil Håskjold Larsen, Victor Kossakovsky
Production Design:
Editor: Victor Kossakovsky, Ainara Vera
Sound: Alexandr Dudarev
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor: Filmwelt Verleihagentur GmbH
World Sales: Cinephil
Production: Sant & Usant Production; Louverture Films
Contact: Marc Klocker, Filmwelt Verleihagentur GmbH:


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