95 min min
In life, things aren’t always what they seem, which can be good, bad, or disastrous in this fascinating selection of shorts in which the outcome is never quite what we expected. ASTRID (Sweden) follows an 11-year old rebelling against her mother and getting an unexpected problem to solve. With 43,000 FEET (New Zealand) to fall, John calculates he has exactly 3 minutes and 48 seconds before he hits the ground. In a factory farm, a chicken has a vision in TASTES LIKE CHICKEN? (Brazil). Set in 1980’s Athens, a young girl loses touch with her workaholic communist father in DAD, LENIN AND FREDDY (Greece). In the fading echoes of a relationship, character is revealed in ANOTHER BULLET DODGED (USA). Confused about the story he is telling, a French narrator jumps from story to story in VOICE OVER (Spain). Michael Fassbender stars as a professional safe cracker who encounters a hitch in PITCH BLACK HEIST (UK).