Laila Pakalnina's Spoon at Světozor Cinema in Prague

27. 12. 2019

Author: Veronika Zýková

The Institute of Documentary film will screen as part of the traditional Documentary Monday at Světozor Cinema Laila Pakalnina's Spoon (January 27, 8:45 pm).

A film about a plastic spoon and a society that has reached a high level of development – oil is being retrieved from subterranean depths, transported to processing plants, turned into plastic, transported to another plant, where it acquires the shape of a spoon, transported to convenience stores, where we buy it, and is then soon tossed into the trash. In other words, this is a film about the efforts put into making a spoon that can be thrown away so effortlessly. Spoon was screened at KVIFF and was nominated fo the Silver Eye Award 2019.

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Read the interview with the director at EEFB.

Spoon (orig. Karote)
Director: Laila Pakalnina
Production: Laila Pakalnina (Hargla Company)
Cinematography: Gints Bērziņš
Screenplay: Laila Pakalnina
Editing: Silvija Vilkaite
Sound: Anrijs Krenbergs, Sauļus Urbanavičus
Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, 2019, 65 min.


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