MRU19: “I went home the same way I came”

Discussion date and time: Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 19:00
Blend Cafe & Lounge – New Location!
Yongjia Lu Lane No. 15 (No. 3) near Ruijin Er Lu. Dapuqiao metro station (Line 9)
永嘉路15弄3号, 近瑞金二路。大埔侨地铁站9号线

“The Dogs in Thessaloniki” (1996) by Kjell Askildsen (Norway)
A married couple goes through an ordinary day with underlying tension.

“Pheasants” from the collection Rester (1996) by Helle Helle (Denmark)
A former tenant goes his old house to look for a painting.

“To Kill a Child” (1947) by Stig Dagerman (Sweden)
On a peaceful Sunday a terrible accident will abruptly change the life of the protagonists.
Bonus short film (Swedish) inspired by the story

 “My friend Erik Hansen” (2010) by Petri Tamminen (Finland)
A Finnish student in Copenhagen is fascinated by the number of people called Erik Hansen.

“House No. 451” from the collection Milli Trjánna (2009) by Gyrðir Elíasson (Iceland)
In 2072 a man shows interest in an old house next door built in 2010.

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