The Two

In St. Petersburg`s environ, in the palace park of Pavlovsk, stands an original monument. The time didn`t spare the metallic construction, that had been before, as it seems, a lountain with nude torso on its top. Now there`s no figure above, but only the hand, uplifted to heaven in resolutely gesture. Created by time, this is monument for hand as the main ruler of human ideas. Hands bake bread, hands build the houses, teatch children and care beloveds, create masterpices and lead to the light. Hand, reached to friend, simbolize the brothership, to rival - the conciliation. But the same time hand also may hold a veapon, hand signs the sentence of death, hand seduces, beats and even kills. So what the monument dedicated to - to Kind or Evil ? This question became the catalyst of making the film "The Two". On example of two young people relation there`s maked an attempt to philosophize on this theme.

Translated title: 

Dvoye

Author: 

Year: 

2002

Country: 

Russia
Technical data

Original format: 

16mm

Speed: 

24FPS

Aspect ratio: 

1.37:1

Colour: 

B&W

Sound: 

Sound

Length: 

6 minutes

Distribution/sales: 

12-th Experimental Cinema Week, Madrid, Spain, November, 2002;
32-th International Film Festival Rotterdam, Yanuary, 2003;
6th Filmfestival Short Cuts Cologne, Keln, Germany, September, 2003;
17-th Stuttgart International Filmwinter, Germany, January, 2004;
19th Turin International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival , Italy, April, 2004;
OUTFEST 2004, Los Angeles, USA, July, 2004;
IX SEXUAL DIVERSITY FILM/ VIDEO FESTIVAL, Mexico, May, 2005;
8-th Festival of Parallel Cinema "Cinephantom", Moscow, November 2005.

Image Gallery: 

The Two

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