Peter in Radioland

Direction
Year 
2009
Country
  • United Kingdom
Duration
10min 
Audio Tracks 
Subtitles 

While the rest of the world has gradually gone digital, 63-year-old Peter still clings to the good, old-fashioned analogue signal. After a long life in the service of radio, he is not very impressed by the development, and he merely utters a sigh of defeat when the Skype connection to his children abroad gets cut off again - and again. Even if many of the machines that occupy his shelves have sent their last message ages ago, he still sticks by his analogue view of the world and is fighting against the kind of change that is threatening to make his life's efforts superfluous. Johanna Wagners has won numerous awards for her sensitive and caring portrait of her radio-loving cousin, complete with analogue stop motion animations and nostalgically crackling tape noise. The medium is more than the message. Roger, over.

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Details

  • Original title
    Peter in Radioland
  • Direction
  • DOP
    Johanna Wagner
  • Editing
    Mark Jenkins
  • Music
    Matt Hulse & Alan Brown
  • Sound
    Matt Hulse, Ayla Irebring
  • Duration
    10 min (1-15 min.)
  • Year
    2009
  • Country
    • United Kingdom
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
      • SDI Productions
      • United Kingdom
  • Festivals
    • Cinema du Reel 2010
    • CPH:DOX 2009
    • Dok Leipzig 2009 - nominated for Best New Talent Competition
    • Sheffield Docfest 2009
    • Edinburgh International Film Festival 2009
    • Inverness FF
  • Awards
    • Best Scottish documentary Award 2009
    • Nominated best European short film - European Film Academy

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