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World Festival of Animated Film /
feature film edition 31 May - 5 June 2011
World Festival of Animated Film / feature film edition 31 May - 5 June 2011
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Metropia / Metropia

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Metropia / Metropia


Tarik Saleh

Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland / 2009 / 86' 0''



Projections


Wednesday, 01. 06.,
Tuškanac Cinema, 20:15 h
Sunday, 05. 06.,
Europa Cinema, 16:00 h


Synopsis


Metropia takes place in a not-so-distant future. The world is running out of oil and the underground train systems have been connected into a gigantic subway network beneath Europe. Whenever Roger from Stockholm enters this system he hears a stranger’s voice in his head. He looks to the mysterious Nina to help him escape the disturbing web of the Metro, but the further they travel, the deeper he’s involved in a dark conspiracy.

Tarik Saleh


 Tarik Saleh has, together with Erik Gandini, directed several award-winning documentaries including GITMO – New Rules of War (2005), and Sacrificio – Who Betrayed Che Guevara? (2001). He is one of the founders of Atmo, and formed Atmo Animation which has gone on to write and produce over 30 short animation films. His artistic talent came from his earlier carrier as a Graffiti Artist being part of the internationally acclaimed All In One crew. His murals can still be spotted in suburbs west of Stockholm. He has gone on to write and produce two television drama series, started the legendary Swedish magazine Atlas and served as art director for the Egyptian documentary magazine Alive.

 

Director

Tarik Saleh


Production

Atmo, Zentropa Entertainment, Tordenfilm AS, Film’I’Vast, SVT, Sandrew Metronome Distribution Sverige AB


Screenplay

Stig Larsson, Fredrik Edin, Tarik Saleh


Music

Krister Linder


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