Athens International Film Festival

20,000 Days on Earth

One of the most beautiful and original films of its kind (nailing the Directing and Editing Awards at the Sundance Film Festival), "20.000 Days on Earth" doesn't just grant you an all-access pass to the mind of a fascinating artist, it constitutes a stand-out specimen of non-fiction filmmaking that ought to become an example.

After a short introduction, where a fact-paced editing sequence tries to sum up Nick Cave's life so far (aka his previous 19.999 days on Earth) through archival footage and stills, the film encounters him still in bed, with his wife asleep next to him. What follows is an endlessly fascinating, stream-of-consciousness panorama of a multi-faceted artist, enhanced by Cave's unexpectedly confessional mood, masterfully combining fiction with documentary to reveal the man behind the myth.

One of the most beautiful and original films of its kind (nailing the Directing and Editing Awards at the Sundance Film Festival), "20.000 Days on Earth" doesn't just grant you an all-access pass to the mind of a fascinating artist, it constitutes a stand-out specimen of non-fiction filmmaking that ought to become an example. L.K.


20,000 days on earth / 20.000 μέρες στη γη... από NyxtesPremieras

Σκηνοθεσία / Director
Iain Forsyth, Jane Pollard

Σενάριο / Screenwriters
Nick Cave, Iain Forsyth Jane Pollard

Φωτογραφία / DoP
Erik Wilson

Μουσική / Music
Nick Cave, Warren Ellis

Μοντάζ / Editor
Jonathan Amos

Εμφανίζονται / Featuring
Nick Cave, Warren Ellis Kylie Minogue, Blixa Bargeld Susie Bick, Arthur Cave

Ην. Βασίλειο / UK
2014
Εγχρωμο / Color
DCP
97'
Αγγλικά / English



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