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FOLDSKLOSTĖS

GenreFiction, Animation
Years2021
CountriesLietuva/ Airija / Didžioji Britanija // Lithuania / Ireland / United Kingdom
DirectorsAideen Barry
CastNatusho Matsumoto, Julija Mintautė, Eglė Valadkevičiūtė, Marius Pinigis, Adrian Carlo Bibiano, Arūnas Mozūraitis, Clara Giambino, Edgaras Žemaitis, Deividas Breivė, Solveiga Vasiliauskaitė
FormatsDCP / 5.1
ScriptAideen Barry
CinematographerMikas Zabulionis
Production DesignerAideen Barry, Paulina Ružauskaitė
ComposersArūnas Periokas, Patris Židelevičius, Ieva Raubytė
ProducersUgnė Marija Andrijauskaitė, Viltė Migonytė-Petrulienė, Žilvinas Rinkšelis, Vaiva Marija Bružaitė
ProductionKaunas 2022 / Modernizmas ateičiai

Movie Description

This black & white non verbal stop motion film is a fantasy novel series about city in a modernism epoch - Kaunas. Folds is a metaphor for how time folds like fabric. It is a metaphor for how things can appear to repeat or loop. It is also an architectural trope for a repeat pattern, evident in Kaunas Interwar Modernism. There is also a folding of time: forgotten stories, othered voices are returned from the abyss of time and represented, they are brought back into the Fold. Folding stories within stories, buildings within buildings like a cleverly constructed origami or pop up book. Protagonists appear out of objects, there is magic everywhere. Smoke and Mirrors are not only at play but are a part of the very direction that goes into constructing every gesture or movement. This film is a socially engaged work, in that it has been laboured and created by hundreds of individuals to construct a complex series of stories and narratives, visual art, props, performances and audio visual experiences. 

Contacts

Viltė Migonytė-Petrulienė
AddressLaisvės al. 36, Kaunas
Phone number+370 677 86118
E-mailvilte@kaunas2022.eu
Websitewww.klostes.com