N+2: The Heart of Amos Klein - Uri Kranot & Michal Pfeffer (2008)

30 marzo 2012

The Heart of Amos Klein - Uri Kranot & Michal Pfeffer (2008)


El corazón de Amos Klein
Sin Diálogos / No Dialogue

Durante un transplante al corazón de Amos Klein, un poderoso e influyente hombre dedicado a la carrera militar, éste recuerda de manera retrospectiva los momentos más importantes de su vida. Cada recuerdo del personaje será correspondientemente recapitulado a partir de algún momento clave de la historia Israelí. 
Un film que, en un personaje arquetípico, condensa la belicosa e inestable situación en que el Estado Israelí se ha forjado desde su fundación.


Las técnicas de animación usadas en la elaboración del film son varias: comenzando por el dibujo sobre papel, además de escenas filmadas en live-action y fotomontaje de material de archivo.


"During a heart transplant operation, as he struggles between life and death, Amos Klein returns to siginificant landmarks over the course of his life. These correspond with key moments in Israeli history.His journey is a reflection of moral corruption, of militarism and indoctrination. 
The film is an allegory to the loss of innocence and compassion; it carries a powerful universal message regarding issues such as patriotism and individuality. While providing a historic and cultural context, the dictinct visual language allows for emotional insight into complex issues; As an animated documentary, the film utilizes technniques unique to the medium, incorporating stylized drawn animation with live-action and archive footage."


"The journey through Amos Klein’s past unfolds from the end to the beginning, using historic landmarks in Israeli culture and history. Amos Klein’s character although fictitious; is an archetype of a person corrupted by power. As a child Amos is forced to conform to the dictations of a militaristic environment, as he ages he looses his inadequacy along with his compassion. Amos Klein’s actions and choices define not only his character but the society which shaped him.
The film is an allegory of the loss of innocence and compassion; it carries a powerful universal message regarding issues such as patriotism and individuality."


LINKS

https://rapidshare.com/files/1885220444/2008HeartofAmosKlein.U.Kranot-M.Pfeffer.www.nplus2.org.part1.rar
https://rapidshare.com/files/173919018/2008HeartofAmosKlein.U.Kranot-M.Pfeffer.www.nplus2.org.part2.rar

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