Metropia

de Tarik Saleh

Trailer

Synopsis

Animation continues to be the artistic field with the greatest capacity for generating surprises like the enormously pleasant one provided by Metropia with its innovative animated photo montage. Its story starts in a near future where a big company, Trexx, has chosen to merge all of Europe’s subways to alleviate the old continent’s crisis. Roger, who hears voices in his head every time he enters the subway, finds himself wrapped up in a Kafkaesque conspiracy when the actress from his favorite shampoo walks by him. Vincent Gallo and Juliette Lewis, among others, put their voice to this funny, biting Orwellian paranoia.

Director

Tarik Saleh

A well-known graffiti artist, he’s a founding member of Atmo Media Network and Atmo Animation, producers of more than thirty animated short films. He is also co-director of two internationally award-winning documentaries: Sacrificio-Who Betrayed Che Guevara? (01) and GITMO-New Rules of War (05).

Technical information

Edition: 2009
Section: Official Fantàstic Competition
Original language: English

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