The Island – Film Review | IFFR ’22

An upside down Robinson Crusoe story Doctor Robinson Crusoe is enjoying his time alone on a secluded island. He has his iPad and not a care in the world. He has time to himself in which to reflect, the weight of the world has gotten to him and he needs a break. When a ship …

Review – ‘Archipel’

I must give praise to the director, Félix Dufour-Laperrière, for this experimental/animated film for its use of both traditional animation and found footage mixed media. Beautiful images flow around while two disembodied voices wax philosophical in French about the physical and metaphoric trappings of land. The imagery doesn’t always coincide with what is being said …