The banalities of daily life can obscure our view of the exceptional, of emotional depth, of the important things. CLOSE ENCOUNTERS opens the eyes of the characters in the films and the audience, clearing space for grand dreams and visions. From mystical fairytales to poetic metaphors, here the extraordinary is the norm where dreams earn their wings. Only one thing is certain: Nothing will ever be the same again.
Mélissa Idri, Benoit Lecailtel, Ivana Ngamou, Côme Balguerie // Frankreich // 2016 // 06:17 min
During the 1961 Algerian war one man is unwilling to see anyone go hungry. He passes out zucchinis to the people, but he won’t reveal where he got them.