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PARAÍSO

Maddi Barber

Marina Lameiro

Maddi Barber Marina Lameiro
A pine forest. Forest keepers are busy, surveying the set-up and measuring tree trunks : soon they will be cutting them down. A machine measures distances and produces a digital rendering of the forest. But the image’s movement outgrows a simple topographical scan, and voice-overs communicate with the trees and reveal that local inhabitants call this forest “Paradise”. Children set up camp in it. In this ecological fable devoid of a catastrophe, the mingling of narrative tones and image regimes calls into question man’s relationship to the forest: how to represent it? How to tell its stories? And most importantly, how to inhabit it? (Nathan Letoré)

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Technical sheet

Spain / 2021 / Colour / 16 mm / 24’

Original version : basque, spanish
Subtitles : english
Script, Photography, Editing : Maddi Barber, Marina Lameiro
Sound : Oriol Campi
Production : Maddi Barber (Pirenaika), Marina Lameiro (Hiruki Filmak).
Filmography :
– Maddi Barber :
Gorria, 2020
Land Underwater, 2019
592 metroz goiti, 2018
Yours truly, 2018
– Marina Lameiro :
Dardara, 2021
Young & Beautiful, 2018
Volando pero no, 2016
300 Nassau, 2016.

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