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EUFF: Cyprus | Sunrise in Kimmeria

  • Ottawa Art Gallery 50 Mackenzie King Bridge Ottawa, ON, K1N 0C5 Canada (map)

Simon Farmakas, 2017 | 100mins

Director Simon Farmakas concocts a unique blend of screwball comedy and drama in Sunrise in Kimmeria, a film that contrasts quaint village lifestyles with conceptual science fiction. The life of Skevos, an average young citizen in the small Cypriot village of Kimmeria, is drastically turned upside-down when a UFO crash lands in to a local potato field. Letting his curiosity get the best of him, Skevos attempts to investigate the crash site, setting off a series of events involving everything from a local town election to government intelligence agencies. Despite all of these happenings however, perhaps Skevos’ most important discovery will be his own identity. Sunrise in Kimmeria is charming and cheeky.

Presented with English subtitles.

Le réalisateur Simon Farmakas concocte un mélange unique de comédie loufoque et de drame dans SUNRISE IN KIMMERIA, un film qui fait contraster le style de vie d’un petit village, à la science-fiction conceptuelle. La vie de Skevos, un jeune citoyen ordinaire du petit village chypriote de Cimmeria, est totalement bouleversée lorsqu’un OVNI s’écrase dans un champ de patates local. Laissant sa curiosité l’emporter sur lui, Skevos tente d’investiguer le site d’écrasement, causant ainsi une suite d’événements allant d’une élection municipale, à des organismes de renseignement gouvernementaux. Malgré toute cette action, la plus grande découverte de Skevos sera peut-être celle de sa propre identité.

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