The Dust of Time (2008)
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Dust is everywhere and ever-present. A conglomeration of the smallest particles, dust nestles in carpets and in attics. It invades laboratories and settles on artworks. It is blown into the air from factory smokestacks and resides in every raindrop. It is fought and cleared away, but in this Sisyphean task, dust is set in motion and returns even as it is being removed.
Dust examines the myriad forms and pathways of dust. It pursues dust to the places where it settles and meets the
Dec 1, 2008 Wide
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Hartmut Bitomsky's Dust makes a pensive study of the title particulate, considering the way we wage a never-ending battle with the tiny specks that gather around us.
How seriously you take Dust will depend not only on your patience, but on how anxious a streaky bookshelf makes you.
Dust is an eccentric and profoundly informative documentary.
Dustâ"the movieâ"is characterized by its clean cinematography, uncluttered compositions, and unceasing dialectic.
Dispassionate disquisition is taken to the extreme in Hartmut Bitomsky's humorless docu.
An incoherent dream-like story that lyrically traces the last half-century in the life of a stressed-out Greek-American filmmaker telling his family's story... .
For those most curious about the world around them, Dust is a revelation.
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Dust may not sound like the most mesmerizing film subject, but Dust makes it so. Hartmut Bitomsky's amazing documentary covers its subject almost as comprehensively as dust covers everything itself.
It's not quirky, nor is it exactly cautionary. It casually mentions all the various forms of lethal stuff we could be breathing at any moment, in any part of the world, and then ends with a shrug.
Everything you ever wanted to know about dust. And even more than you ever thought possible. Then even more.
Never feels philosophically uncommitted, nor does it scan as neo-colonialist exploitation.
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