Past Event

Comedy drama directed by Gyula Nemes, with Udo Kier, Kristian Howard and Martina Kratka. Presented as part of Phi X CCA: It’s All Happening So Fast: a film series that questions some assumptions about our relationship to nature.

6 PM
11,75$ (seniors and students: 9,50$)
Taxes and fees included

Where: Paul-Desmarais Theatre of the Canadian Centre for Architecture (1920 Baile Street)

*It will be possible to buy tickets at the doors. Credit card payment only.


Presented at the Paul-Desmarais Theatre of the Canadian Centre for Architecture (1920 Baile Street) as a Canadian premiere.

N, the director of a honey bottling factory produces fake honey. One day, after an accident caused by a bee, he is tasting real honey and his entire life changes radically. He leaves his factory, settles down in a valley and starts working with bees in the real way. His bees get chased away and killed – as it turns out -, by the harmful effects of a nearby mobile phone tower. He falls in love with L, the daughter of the director of a mobile phone company. Their legal fight to save the bees is unsuccessful. Ns last bee dies. N leaves his farm and L leaves her father and joins N. They start attacking everything that might endanger the bees: GM crops, factories, highways and they also hack the media. They soon become known and wanted by the police, their actions grow more overt and radical. They take hostage economical leaders, including Ls father, and exchange them to their counterpart. This way they stop electricity, gas, petrol, mobile phones and internet. They execute on hook meat workers, murder bankers, shopping mall customers and the director of a film shot about them, entitled Zero. Their guerilla group is destructed by a NATO invasion. The fight grows to a nation-wide revolution. The new regime is fund by Ls father and L. The nation is happy to get back electricity, the betrayed N escapes to Africa. In Africa N learns about a remote paradise of the bees from a storyteller, he embarks on a new search. On the verge of starvation he walks into the desert, towards a new land, when...

Director: Gyula Nemes
Cast: Udo Kier, Kristian Howard, Martina Kratka
Year: 2015
Duration: 83 minutes
Rating: not yet rated (the film contains scenes that may not be suitable for all audiences)


Photo credit: Absolut Film Studio

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