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Absurdistan

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Comedy
Release Date:February 6, 2009
Running time:88 minutes
Cast:Kristyna Malérová, Max Mauff, Blagoja Spirkovski-Dzumerko, Hendrik Arnst, Ilko Stefanovski
Director:Veit Helmer
Producer:Veit Helmer
Writer:Zaza Buadze, Veit Helmer
Distributor:First Run Features

Description: As the date on which Aya's grandmother predicted that the pretty young girl and her childhood sweetheart would consummate their relationship draws near, the frustrated couple finds their perfect moment threatened by a battle of the sexes that sweeps through their once-thriving village. There was a time when the village of Absurdian was considered a paradise, yet lately it looks like a dried-up wasteland due to a troubling shortage of water. Years ago, Aya's grandmother foresaw a night when the stars would align in the sky, and two young lovers would come together in a cosmic embrace. Now that night is drawing near, though the women in Absurdian have grown frustrated with the men of the village. Though young inventor Temelko believes he may have come up with a creative solution to the remote hamlet's water woes, his apathetic elders respond to the proposal with ridicule and disdain. As the women of Absurdian take a pledge of abstinence in response to male inaction, young lovers Temelko and Aya begin to question whether the encounter they have spent their young lives anticipating will ultimately be foiled by events beyond their control.~ Jason Buchanan, All Movie Guide

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