Now at Last
Regissør: Ben Rivers
( Storbritannia)

SLOW TRAVEL / Animals often have an almost enviable ability to find their place in the whole. Why can't people do the same?

(THIS ARTICLE IS ONLY MACHINE TRANSLATED by Google from Norwegian)

It is said that patience is a virtue. That's what I thought, at least, when I picked out the documentary Now, At Last! – a kind of "slothful minute by minute" – on the program during the film festival Postage Post Doc.

But far from being a test of patience, the film was an astonishingly meaningful, poetic journey in which time somehow did not exist. Soothing jungle sounds and black and white images were abruptly replaced by a comedic color pattern and the song "Unchained Melody". The only visible action consisted of the sloth's slow journey up and down a tree trunk – with interrupted breaks along the way, either taking a well-earned nap or just staring out into the room. Hastiness certainly wasn't.

After the show, I talked to the director Ben rivers and asked where the idea for one. . .

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