FIDLab Project 2020 / FIDLab project
Elise Florenty, Marcel Türkowsky

Ollin Blood

As the lockdown in Mexico City intensifies, a group of Mexican and Japanese friends find themselves mysteriously entangled into the hi/story of the Tehuacán-Cuicatlán valley that hosts the biggest cactus forest of the world. This hostile, “thorny”, almost forbidden zone reveals itself as a world wide theatre for illegal plant trafficking as well as various spiritual experiments. Nighttime, dream and death slowly wrap the protagonists into a spiral of transformations only to maybe bring them back to their own isolation… A meditation upon the globalised exploitation of natural resources and the new curses it brings about.
Elise Florenty Marcel Türkowsky

Technical sheet

Countries : France, Germany
Genre : Fiction-Documentary
Length : 70′
Project state: Post-production

Budget : 56 943 €
Acquired Budget: 66,11%

Shooting countries : Mexico

Filmography

– SWEAT / Elsa Brès / 2020 / 30’
– CARCASSE / Clémentine Roy & Gústav geir Bollason / 2017 / 60’
– CONVERSATION WITH A CACTUS / Elise Florenty & Marcel Türkowsky / 2017 / 45’
– SHADOW-MACHINE / Elise Florenty & Marcel Türkowsky / 2016 / 16

Directors

Elise Florenty - France
Marcel Türkowsky - Germany

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