spacetime coordinates: autumn and around Christmas 1989 to the backdrop of Czechoslovakia’s Velvet Revolution // jeseniky mountains // small railway station Bílý Potok // Prague
Alois Nebel is a 2011 Czech animated drama / neo-noir directed by Tomáš Luňák, based on the comic-book trilogy by Jaroslav Rudiš and Jaromír 99.
It is set in the late 1980s in a small village in the Jeseník Mountains, close to the Polish border, and tells the story of a train dispatcher who begins to suffer from hallucinations where the present converges with the dark past of the expulsion of Germans after World War II. The black-and-white film was animated mainly through rotoscoping and stars Miroslav Krobot as the title character.
…but what does it all mean, when there is no one left to remember…
…the great cavalry charge at Gaugamela… or the mountains of the Hindu Kush…
…when we crossed a 100,000-man army into India…
What do they know of the world, these schoolboys?
spacetime coordinate: 1595, Kiertämäjoki
Sauna, also known as Filth or Evil Rising, is a 2008 Finnish horror film directed by Antti-Jussi Annila. At the end of the Russo-Swedish War, brothers Knut and Eerik are tasked with marking the border between Finland and Russia.