Animus Animalis | Northern Lights Nordic-Baltic Film Festival
Animus Animalis (A Story about People, Animals and Things)  (16+)

Animus Animalis (istorija apie žmones, žvėris ir daiktus)

Director: Aiste Žegulytė

A taxidermist, a deer farmer and a museum worker live in the environment in which the line between reality and artificiality has become imperceptible. It's a world where not only deer and boars but also plastic alligator mannequins are being hunted, while stuffed animals compete for the most alive-looking posture and legitimate gaze. The most important exhibits are set up in fabricated nature's glass-case, sitting between aerosol-free trees and fake snow. Animals are looking from all the sides - dead or alive - they won't stop observing you.

The film is screened in the original language with Belarusian subtitles

Belarusian premiere








70 min

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