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SET 12/15 – THE BEAUTY OF ABSURDITY

7 films that cultivate absurdity, eccentricity, bewilderment and a general sense of mystification.

 

 

#1

LUNCHTIME

Welcome to WTF week.  Today, “LUNCHTIME”, a short film with amazing plot twists.

 

 

 

 

 

 

#2

THE FANTASTIC WORLD OF FANTASTICO MORALES

The very short story of a furry sneeze

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

#3

THE ELEGANT GENTLEMEN’S GUIDE TO KNIFE FIGHTING

This one is like an art history class taught by the Monty Python

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

#4

DONT HUG ME IM SCARED

I watched this one with Sam. I couldn’t tell if he was fascinated or mystified. Or both.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

#5

RYAN GOSSLING WONT EAT HIS CEREAL

Come on, Ryan, just eat it

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

#6

GIVE US MORE PETER DINKLAGE (game of thrones)

I thought the fans of Game of Thrones would enjoy this one

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LAST DAY

FUGU & TAKO

We’ll wrap up this celebration of eccentricity with a short Japanese film that will lead us into next week’s theme: TAKING CONTROL OF OUR HEALTH. The demented story of a man who swallows a live fish in a sushi bar.