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Tristes Deserts - A Robot's Tale

Country: Austria, Language: English, 9 mins

  • Director: Stephanie Winter
  • Writer: Stephanie Winter
  • Producer: Daniel Moshel

CGiii Comment

Can August Schram do no wrong?

His films are a perpetual mindf&*k of the highest quality. Long may he continue to delight!


Watch...

Tristes Déserts - A Robot's Tale from Stephanie Winter on Vimeo.

The(ir) Blurb...

TRISTES DESERTS - A ROBOT'S TALE is the filmic-musical result from the baroque- and sci-fi-inspired collaboration between artist Stephanie Winter, tenor August Schram and electronic duo Austrian Apparel. Originating in the idea of an audiovisual realization of M.A. Charpentier's lyrical song 'Tristes Deserts' and motivated by the constant interaction of image and sound, a baroque-intergalactic musical short film was developed, in which the boundaries between human and machine, between baroque music and electronic sounds become blurred. In a time dominated by artificial intelligence, the extravagant musical short film tells the story of a lonely baroque robot in a battle between good and evil, recalling the magic of the early cinema.

Cast & Characters

Reinhold Kammerer as Colleague;
August Schram as Cleaner & Robot