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In a strangely credible solar-punk world of the near future, Unoaku, an ex-pat architect lives and works in a small apartment in Kuala Lumpur – a paradise of vibrant colours, thriving plant life, and virtual screens. Every day she joins a Watch Party and meets friends also obsessed with the daily performances of the South Korean dog-groomer.
Together the women discover they are connected through mysterious portals hidden in their homes. Embarking on a quest for answers, they use the portals to bridge the distance between them, uncovering a phenomenon with universe-altering consequences.
REMOTE explores what it means to live in a ‘hyperconnected’ future populated by isolated individuals who find new ways to maintain hu/man relationships.
Stars: Okwui Okopkwasili, Joony Kim, Nikita Tewani
Dir: Mika Rottenberg and Mahyad Tousi. Country: USA/UK. Year: 2022. Runtime: 92 mins. Language: Croatian, English, Hindi, Korean, Persian, Spanish (English subtitles)