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  • Greek Title Σάπια Λόγια Που Βαλτώνουν
  • Original Title Their Rancid Words Stagnate Our Ponds
  • Year: 2018
  • Genre: Experimental
  • Country: UK
  • Duration: 9'
  • Director / Scriptwriter: Andrew Kötting
  • Cinematography: Nick Gordon Smith
  • Editing: Andrew Kötting
  • Music / Score: Jem Finer, Christian Garcia, Andrew Kötting
  • Cast: Xavier Tchili, Kobi
  • Production: Badblöod & Sibyl
  • Color: Color
  • Audio: Sound
  • Language: Russian
  • Format: Μη διαθέσιμη πληροφορία
  • Subtitles: Greek
  • Print Source: Andrew Kötting, Badblöod & Sibyl

In a hinterland within the “elsewhere”, a lone character meanders in search of meaning and understanding. Hither and dither doth he wanders reflecting upon all things that came before and all things hereafter. The work is a companion piece to Kötting's latest feature film “Lek And The Dogs” and was shot in the Atacama desert in Chile. Produced to run on a loop in a gallery space, the film exemplifies Köttings ability to take an idea and run with it until it spills over into the expanded cinematic “elsewhere”.


Andrew Kötting

Andrew Kötting, born in Elmstead Woods in 1959, is a British award-winning artist, filmmaker and Professor of Time-Based Media at the University for the Creative Arts in Canterbury. After leaving school he worked as a scrap metal dealer and then as a failed lumberjack in Scandinavia before returning to study for a BA in Fine Art at Ravensbourne College of Art & Design and thereafter graduating with an MA from The Slade in London. He has made over a hundred short films, often in collaboration with artists, writers, dancers and performers, which have been awarded prizes at international film festivals. He currently tries to live and work between Hastings on the south coast of England and Fougax-et-Barrineuf in the forests of the French Pyrenees, producing performances, installations, bookworks, Cds and vinyls, often in collaboration with his daughter Eden. 

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