A young boy awakens in an unknown place, soon to be chased by a monster. He escapes on a motorbike with an endearing bird as a companion, travelling through beautiful but puzzling lands. Some are paradisiacal, but even these are underlaid with a sense of anxiety, for the hollow-eyed monster is never far behind.
Away is a film of hypnotic beauty under tension. Like a fairy tale, it’s set in nowhere, but this very disconnectedness from the concrete gives it its metaphorical power and makes it so easy to identify with. A portrayal of life’s encounters and challenges, but also of loss.
Friday, 15 September, 6:00pm at the St Ex
Monday, 16 September, 8:00pm at UGC
Wednesday, 18 September, 11:00am at the St Ex
Version: Voice free
Cast & Credits
Director: Gints Zilbalodis
Producer: Gints Zilbalodis
Screenplay: Gints Zilbalodis
Music: Gints Zilbalodis