TENERA (THE CART)

  • Directed By: Natasha Novik
  • Russian Federation / 26 minutes
  • Screening: Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 700PM
  • Screens In: SHORTS V: INTERNATIONAL SHORTS
  • Tickets:

    Free for Festival Pass Holders, or buy a ticket for Shorts V.

  • Location: Hollywood Theatre

Cart 5A man was walking along a very long road, when, suddenly, he saw a cart, with no-one aboard, with no horse or engine, or even sails… just the wheels turning by themselves past him in the same direction.  He jumped clear of its path and it continued by itself and he died of thirst.  He was a scholar and he knew that such things absolutely did not happen-that carts could not travel by themselves. A man was walking along a very long road, when, suddenly, he saw a cart, with no-one aboard, which had just its wheels turning by themselves, past him in the same direction, so he laughed, and jumped into the cart.  He was happy because it would take him to his beloved, singing songs while sitting without any care of why the wheels were operating by themselves-just that they continued in his direction. A man broke and burned the cart. A man climbed into the cart, opening his raincoat, he caught the wind, causing the cart to move faster…