How thin is human skin? And what does it hide? Is it just the leather shell of the apocalypse? An intimate film essay about the physicality of man, made up of medical images, memories of a deceased mother and historical archive material. Looking for answers. What is the body? What is illness? And finally; what is death?
"How thin is the human skin? What does it hide behind? The leather bag of apocalypse." Bile is an introspective essay on the notion of the human body as political metaphor. Layer-by-layer the film digs down in order to reach answers to the proposed questi
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Outside the Dox is the colorful home of documentaries that dare to deviate from the classic approach. Films that experiment with form or content and thus broaden and enrich the genre. This year, among others, we present a cinematographic gem that knows how to convey a penetrating message without words; a film that is built up like a symphony and a film that is completely made up of found-footage material. Intriguing, uplifting, disturbing and fascinating.
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Directed by Ira Goryainova
2019 63 min.
Ira A. Goryainova