Absolute Street

Jan Ijäs

IndieLisboa 2020 •

Finland, Documentary, Experimental, 2019, 3′

Film was Samuel Beckett’s only work for cinema. In it, he wanted to have exterior images of a street, a street he would describe as an “absolute street”. Jan Ijäs shows us the search, in the summer of 1964 in New York, for this “perfect street”.