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For Swedish filmmaker Roy Andersson, there is immortality in art

Fragments of existence build the absurdist tableaux of esteemed Swedish director Roy Andersson. Each stand-alone vignette in his features over the last two decades evolved from impressions that kindled an emotion within him. Their origin varies. Some reconceptualize scenarios he’s witnessed, while others take cues from fine art. Via their...
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Review: ‘About Endlessness’ is another tragicomic marvel from Roy Andersson

Something funny happened the other day while I was working on a radio review of “About Endlessness,” the latest film from the Swedish writer-director Roy Andersson. At least, it would have been funny to someone watching me; it certainly wasn’t funny to me at the time, which is what makes it seem, in retrospect, like an almost quintessentially Anderssonian bit. Trying to record in a poorly soundproofed makeshift studio on an unusually noisy day, I found myself hitting pause every other sentence, fighting a losing battle with the sounds of power tools whirring outside and planes flying overhead.
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New About Endlessness Trailer From Acclaimed Director Roy Andersson

New About Endlessness trailer from acclaimed director Roy Andersson. Magnolia Pictures has revealed the new trailer for About Endlessness, the latest startling comedy/drama from acclaimed Swedish filmmaker Roy Andersson (Songs from the Second Floor, You, the Living, A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence. About Endlessness trailer in...
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‘About Endlessness’ Trailer: Swedish Renegade Roy Andersson Returns with Another Absurd Vision

Swedish director Roy Andersson is back with another tragicomic, vignette-based look at the absurd theater of life and death. “About Endlessness” first world-premiered at the Venice Film Festival back in the fall of 2019, where it won Andersson the Silver Lion for Best Director. Now, it is set for a release in theaters and on demand on April 30 from Magnolia Pictures.