Toys / Igruški

Running time: 58'

Day and night oversized soft toys can be bought at a train station in Belarus. Salesmen peddle their wares, which are closely packed as in a fairground booth, but are not allowed onto the platform. They rely on travellers leaving the train and coming outside to buy their goods. The makers of these stuffed animal herds are condemned to standstill, misery and delirium. There is no commentary or music to mediate in this grotesquely gaudy catastrophe of wretchedness and plush, only the penetrating images help us to watch the madness.


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