Pawn’s Gambit

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  • 2014
  • 35'
  • found footage
  • 3D
  • Orig. Title: Pješakov gambit

A watchmaker contemplates the phenomenon of time from the perspective of a craftsman and a philosopher as he is seeing off the year 1999, which, for him, marks the end of the mechanical era. At the same time, the film portrays the outskirts of Zagreb. All the characters are played by children born in 1999, which symbolically binds the past and the present.

Director
Boris Greiner
Production
Petikat
Distribution
Petikat

Boris Greiner (1959) worked from 1983 to 2003 on his 20-year-long art project Greiner & Kropilak Mailart Office, together with Stanislav Habjan. In 2001, with Stanislav Habjan, Danijel Žeželj and Boris Cvjetanović he established Petikat Art Workshop. As an author, he is equally active in the media of film, literature and multimedia. He has written four books, made ten films, held 17 exhibitions and around 20 performances.

Selected Filmography – Boris Greiner (1959)

  • Nicola and Me (2013) – experimental short
  • No 22 (2012) – experimental short
  • Nature Morte (2010) – experimental short
  • Once Upon a Time in Momiano (2010) – fiction short
  • Half Hour (2010) – experimental short
  • November (2008) – experimental short
  • Idea for a Film (2006) – fiction short

Croatian film catalogue

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