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A Useless Fiction

uma ficção inútil - 小說無用 - tiểu thuyết vô dụng

Directed by Cheong Kin Man
Germany, Macao, 2014
Avant-Garde, Documentary, Short


The filmmaker immersed himself into this film as he approaches the complexity of textual manipulation and the impossibility of communication. Does everything become useless when one transcends boundaries inside the mind?

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A Useless Fiction Directed by Cheong Kin Man

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  • Rafael Fonseca's rating of the film A Useless Fiction

    A short-circuit spill of image,text & sound. Kin Man,a translator, plays with 5/6 different languages, putting them left, right, above or below the darting,shaking,split-in-several videos and quotes. A professor of digital anthropology from Berlin and I talked about the painterly,desktop-ish quality of the new digital wave, the renewed 2dimensionality of the screen as a presentation canvas for the subjective archive.

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