Un mundo misterioso (A Mysterious World)
D: Rodrigo Moreno, ARG/D/UR 2011, 107 min, English subtitles
Ana leaves Boris, temporarily at first. Gradually, Boris frees himself from his stasis, learning to dance with loneliness as well as to escape from it. He buys an old, sky-blue car and undertakes long journeys. He meets people, different women, on the bus, at a café, at a party. In the end his car is stolen, he encounters Ana, the old record begins to play...
In the context of a society in deep distress, like a taciturn Woody Allen a man attempts to liberate himself in movement, in the game, in waiting. The end is the beginning. Competition entry at 2011 Berlinale.
“A fable that, in a comedic tone, tells of all the bigger and smaller aspects of those moments in life in which nothing seems to be happening.” Alan Pauls