Digital, HD 1920 x 1080, Apple ProRes (HQ)
Shot with LomoKino with 35mm still films
Processed and Scanned by Lomo, Vienna
Sound: Stereo
Length: 20:18 minutes
Year: 2012
Sound Mix: Thom O'Conner
Associate Producer: Julie Ebbinghaus
Co Producer: Engin Yenidünya
Producer: Efe Çakarel, MUBI
Director: Apichatpong Weerasethakul
Supported by Jacob Burns Film Center, USA
Production of Kick the Machine Films
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King Kong rarely barked. She had been with us since she was three months old. Every night she slept and looked around in her dreams.

We thought that our spirits were enriched by the fertile soil and the greenest leaves and the rarest insects and the abundance of humility. But came a day in March we woke up from our dream. The sky wept ashes. The rotten ground trembled as baby worms rose to taste the gray snow. Across the mountains the light of devotion shone and blinded our souls. The darkness was so bright we wept and shouted in silence. And we woke up again, and again.

We united like multiple King Kongs with no sound. Every heartbeat a baby was born with her mouth shut tight like a touch of two stones. With pleasure we lived in hope, and hoped to never wake up.
A land of Nothing.
We slept.
We smiled.
We ran.

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