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Canadian Feature Competition

Tales of Two Who Dreamt Andrea Bussmann, Nicolás Pereda

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What happens to a story once it’s been told? In a Toronto apartment, a family of Hungarian Gypsies await their immigration hearing. The anxious mother wants to prepare, but her husband has other ideas: finishing the fantasy movie script they’ve all been working on. The whole family gets involved in acting it out. The story of Alex, the young son turned bird, takes shape before our eyes as anonymous props handlers give him a beak. Influenced by Gide and Kafka, and shot in black and white that helps fictionalize reality, Bussman and Perreda immerse us in the playful yet disquieting world of a mock making of that questions the performative character of speech.

Presented in collaboration with the CSN

Tales of Two Who Dreamt

  • Country : Canada, Mexico
  • Year : 2016
  • V.O : Hungarian
  • Subtitles : English
  • Duration : 82 MIN
  • Cinematography : Noé Rodríguez, Andrea Bussmann
  • Editing : Andrea Bussmann
  • Production : Andrea Bussmann, Dan Montgomery, Nicolás Pereda
  • Sound Design : Alejandro De Icaza, Dan Montgomery

Interior XIII

Sandra Gómez


Filmography of Andrea Bussmann :

Aquél cuyo rostro no irradie luz - 40 minutos - 2011

Filmography of Nicolás Pereda :

¿Dónde están sus historias? (2007)
Juntos (2009)
Perpetuum Mobile (2009)
Todo, en fin, el silencio lo ocupaba (2010)
Matar extraños (2013)
Los ausentes (2014)

Minotauro DCP Ficción 53 min. 2015
Los ausentes DCP Ficción 80 min. 2014
El palacio DCP Documental 35 min. 2013
Matar extraños (Co-directed with Jacob Schulsinger) DCP Ficción 63 min. 2013
Los mejores temas 35mm Ficción / Documental 100 min. 2012
Verano de goliat 35mm Ficción / Documental 76 min. 2010
Todo, en fin, el silencio lo ocupaba HDCAM Documental B/W 61min. 2010
Perpetuum Mobile 35mm Ficción 86min. 2009
Juntos HDCAM Ficción 74min. 2009
Entrevista con la tierra HDCAM Documental 18 min. 2008
¿Dónde están sus historias? 35mm Ficción 73min. 2007

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