DOK Leipzig 28 October – 3 November 2019
62nd International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film
DOK Leipzig Film Festival

There Were Four of Us

There Were Four of Us

Four people soliloquizing in a room. In the leading role: the subconscious, it seems. An electronically charged, colourful chamber play with rapid changes of location. Sequences that could be from a strange diary in dialogue with layers of dream pull you in. “One day I dreamed that I couldn’t wake up from layers and layers of dreams.” In Cassie Shao’s film, the narrative flow circles around questions concerning a case of death – no holds barred and brightly surrealistic.

Nadja Rademacher


Original Title: There Were Four of Us Country: USA Year: 2019 Language: English Subtitle: English Runtime: 6 min. Format: DCP Color: Colour Director: Cassie Shao Animation: Cassie Shao Music: Robert Wolf Sound: Katie Gately

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