The film focuses around the lives of individuals in a city, crossing each others’ paths and dwelling within their own bleak struggles – financial woes; broken hearts. The situations they encounter play out like a silent film tragicomedy, where things are absurd and don’t quite work out. Andersson’s comedic style is visual and deadpan, finding humour amidst existential crises. This is a dark and very funny film. And yet, despite the struggles of the characters, there’s a sense of hope about it all.

Andersson is known for his wide, static shots . . .

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Sarah is a Canadian filmmaker based out of Alberta, Canada. Sarah was born in Newfoundland and grew up across the country, and she holds a Bachelor in Media Arts from Emily Carr University in Vancouver, Canada. When not making media, Sarah is a narrative shorts programmer for the Slamdance Film Festival.