2014 | Austria, | Animation,Documentary,Fiction,Short

Eden's Edge (Three Shorts on the Californian Desert)

  • English 20 mins
  • Director | O.N.L.S.D, Leo Calice, Garhard Treml
  • Writer | O.N.L.S.D
  • Producer | Garhard Treml

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An office located in the Californian desert. The self-imposed objective is no less far out: narrative landscaping. Eden´s Edge is a nine-part episodic film from the Office for Narrative Landscape Design initially marked by exceptional directorial sobriety. The visual settings for the life-stories it presents are based on a shared and stringently maintained master-plan. We see bird eye-views of minimalistic scenes, meticulously arranged in gray desert sands, usually furnished with but a few props. Within this context, seemingly lost and barely insect-size inhabitants move about, recluses, mavericks and freaks in the best sense of the word. They all have retreated to the desert, to reinvent their lives on the margins of an increasingly unbearable society. The short version compiles three selected episodes.

 

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