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2002 | Color | 4 min

The world is controlled from outside the frame. A remote control shapes your perception, as if an operating system were installed which allowed us to decifer our surroundings. A double reflection: on the one hand the counterpoint between the walkman, individual technology par excellence, confronted with a walk to San Lucas, Camotlán Mixes in the state of Oaxaca, one of the thousands of communities without an access road

Country: México
Direction: Varela; Bruno
Script: Varela; Bruno
Production: Rojas; Isabel
Photography: Varela; Bruno
Sound: Varela; Bruno
Art direction:
Participation year at FICM: 2003

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