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House on the Sand

Kuća na pijesku

Directed by Ivan Martinac
Yugoslavia, 1985


An archaeologist returns from Spain. Living alone, he goes about his daily rituals. A haunting leads to tragedy, raising further questions of the man’s life.

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House on the Sand Directed by Ivan Martinac

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  • Samuel T.'s rating of the film House on the Sand

    I edited the synopsis here as the previous one (from IMDb) was spoilerific (so don't read IMDb's). Familiar with Martinac's work or not, this is certainly worth investigating, a lonely man's silent meditations on life (nearly dialogue free). Filled with tight cropping and camera revolutions, we slowly enter and grasp the man's isolation. A meandering trickle filling an empty puddle.