A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence
- Sweden / Norway / France / Germany
- 1h 41min
- Directed by: Roy Andersson
- Cast: Nisse Vestblom, Holger Andersson
- UK release: 24 April 2015
A series of periodically connected vignettes depicting life in a near-colourless but highly characterful Gothenburg, linked together by the endeavours of novelty item salesman Sam and Jonathan (Westblom and Andersson). The third part of Andersson's 'living' trilogy is full of inspired surrealism, dark humour and compassion for its hopeless characters.
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A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence20 Apr 2015
Roy Andersson concludes his 'living' trilogy with considerable style and humour
Vampire teeth, Charles XII of Sweden, a sexually inappropriate flamenco class and an opportunistic bar-owner known as 'Limping Lotta' are just some of the diverse ingredients in Roy Andersson's latest collection of absurdist anguish. A Pigeon Sat on a…
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