Flowers of evil

Flowers of evil

(Fiction, Serbie, 2014, 32’, C, VOSTF)

de Szabolcs Tolnai

Une usine abandonnée est rachetée pour un euro par un entrepreneur qui veut la changer en Disneyland. Les anciens ouvriers doivent maintenant tenir les rôles de personnages de Disney tandis que l’entrepreneur fait des cauchemars. Comédie noire.

Black comedy depicting south-eastern European privatizations. A self made, wealthy, capricious industrial holder (Nikolai) promises his wife a Disneyland on former grounds of abandoned chemical factory. With the help of minister of industry he buys the run down facility for the price of 1 euro. Former workers, now on strike are required to act out humiliating roles of Disney characters. In order for theme park to work Nikolai forces an old inventor (Uncle Bauer) to build him a cheap perpetual electrification grid. Meanwhile, Nikolai has constant nightmares where Japanese man tries to sell him some bamboo…