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Cinema Extraordinaire
Dust

Dust

ORIGINAL TITLE:
Dust
Østerrike / Luxemburg / 2009 / 91 min
DIRECTOR:
Max Jacoby
A picturesque postapocalyptic, incestuous ménage à trois

 

Twins Elias and Elodie live together in their parents' abandoned mansion in what appears to be a postapocalyptic world, where the vast majority of people have vanished from the face of the earth. However, in contrast to most postapocalyptic scenarios, DUST presents us with a picturesque view of a largely untainted country side, in which the siblings live in harmony with their surroundings. This harmony is disrupted, however, when a mysterious man called Gabriel one day shows up and falls in love with Elodie.

Max Jacoby

 Max Jacoby (1977) is a Luxembourgian film director and screenwriter. In 2003 he made the short film THE LODGE, with Eve Best in the lead role. His next film, BUTTERFLIES (2005), was adapted from a short story by English author Ian McEwan and won, among others, the Prix UIP for Best European Short Film in Venice. BUTTERFLIES was also nominated for the 2005 European Film Awards. DUST is his first feature film.