This is the story of Joshua, a Shaman, who is sent on a mission to convert the soul of a giant battle colossus. He does not yet know that the soul is prepared for his coming and that the deadly psychological soul-to-soul confrontation in the Netherworld will be on eye level.”
Directed by Carl E. Rinsch, ‘The Gift’ Belongs to the “Pararell Lines” Phillips Cinema. Placed in Russia, The Gift is a Sci-Fi short filled with allot of action sequences and […]
“But at least we have answered one ancient question. We are not alone. The stars will never again be the same to us.” Arthur C. Clarke, Rendezvous with Rama
I had to watch this short film several times in order the come close to the feeling that I’m starting to understand it. And that’s a good thing as it’s philosophical take it’s better let to debate. There’s a dark feel to this movie, it’s madness and feeling of uncertainty that have the power to make you doubt everything for a brief moment. What if everything you know is a made-up story? How much can you trust your own mind?
“It is one thing to speak of embracing the new, the fresh, the strange. It is another to feel that one is an insect, crawling across a page of the Encyclopedia Britannica, knowing only that something vast is passing by beneath, all without your sensing more than a yawning vacancy.”
“Looking at these stars suddenly dwarfed my own troubles and all the gravities of terrestrial life. I thought of their unfathomable distance, and the slow inevitable drift of their movements […]