ORIGINAL VERSION: GREEK | SUBTITLES: ENGLISH
A 22-year-old boy in Athens has no job, no money, no girlfriend and no food to eat, but he’s got a canary bird and a beautiful singing voice. When he finds himself withοut a home, he has to seek a shelter for his bird. And when the bird gets trapped inside the shelter, the boy has to find some help. He has to find someone to confess that he has no job, no money, no girlfriend and no food to eat. Pigs –we eat them. Cows –we eat them and take their milk. Sheep –we take the wool. Dogs, the guardians –they protect our houses. Canaries? What do canaries do? They are completely useless: we feed them, we water them, and all they do is sing.
Opening short film La Boutique de Forge from Olivier Godin, 2012
Director: Ektoras Lygizos