Beyond Zero: 1914-1918
Icarus Films • 40m
Directed by Bill Morrison • Documentary • 2014 • 40 minutes
A prismatic and cinematic a message in a bottle from a century ago and accompanied by a magnificent score by Aleksandra Vrebalov performed by the Kronos Quartet, BEYOND ZERO: 1914-1918 is a powerful record of wartime past. Out on the same fields with the soldiers of World War I, the film is itself both collaborator and survivor.
"A gripping experience."—The New York Times
"Unsettling and mesmerising."—Edinburgh Spotlight
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