Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet Reviews
February 8, 2012
A bunch of original short films joint by one topic - time. Within 30 minutes a Polish man decides to travel to Siberian oil fields, sells his share in a local business, proposes to his old-time lover and marries her already when they are on their way to Russia. A wild tribe in the remote forest of the Amazon river makes a leap of several thousand years into the future when a contemporary expedition finds them; first they fight against the invaders, then they give up to their curiosity, with astonishing deadly results. An actress spends 10 minutes in preparation of a movie shoot in her cabin shamelessly surrendering herself to all kinds of preparatory treatments while talking to her boyfriend on the phone. In a middle of nowhere, a guy tries to reach a hospital in a town 20 miles away after an overdose of drugs, he almost dies, but an unlikely help comes from an amateur driver who passes by. A movers company team is invited by a Chinese guy to move his belongings from an old part of a Chinese city into the new one; as they arrive, they understand that the guy is slightly out of his mind, and his house that apparently was there, had already been torn down long ago, but they decide to help him with moving (ahead), anyway. The short films are a lot like art house Coffee and Cigarettes (2003).
November 11, 2010
The following directors have contributed one short film each for this project: Aki Kaurismaki, Victor Erice, Wim Wenders, Werner Herzog, Jim Jarmusch, Spike Lee and Chen Kaige.
Personally I liked Jim Jarmusch's film best, but Werner Herzog's film was also up there somewhere. The other five are quite good as well.
November 15, 2009
i truly enjoyed only segment by Victor Erice "Lifeline", beautifully shot, pure and surprising. brilliantly builds a tension.
April 28, 2006
Not for people who are not used to movies that are more artistic. I like this kind of aproach. With 7 diffrent directors you can see 7 different points of view by very famous directors.