Shorts compilation from international auteurs
OPENS OCTOBER 3, CERT 12, 88 MINS
Jim Jarmusch recently told Uncut that when British producer Nick McClintock approached him for a 10-minute short on “something to do with the nature of time”, he replied, “Vague enough? I like it.” So, evidently, did names like Spike Lee, Wim Wenders, Aki Kaurismaki, Werner Herzog and Chen Kaige, who feature here with wildly diverse offerings. There’ll be a second, from equally well-known directors, in December.
Kaurismaki kicks off with a deadpan tale of late-in-life love; Herzog hustles up a documentary on a rainforest tribe who first encountered ‘civilisation’ in 1981, with tragic repercussions. Jarmusch films an actress, Chlo