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No Day No Night

Delve into the profound complexities of human existence in a visually stunning and intellectually provocative exploration.
5/5

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In ‘No Day No Night’, David Baeumler’s avant-garde storytelling unfolds as a cinematic tapestry, transcending traditional narrative structures. The film’s three-part structure serves as a canvas for exploring the intricacies of the human experience. Jason Shald’s portrayal of Martin in the first part immerses viewers in the post-breakup turmoil, capturing the nuances of his social escapades. The second part introduces Sandra Kelberlau’s character, navigating the labyrinth of her own mind, raising questions about memory and identity.

The third act, featuring Douglas Bost and Carolyn Baeumler, takes a surreal turn as the young couple grapples with the revelation that the man recognizes everyone around him. This twist delves into the mysterious interconnectedness of individuals, adding a layer of complexity to the overarching narrative. Baeumler’s post-production wizardry is evident in the seamless montage of hundreds of 16mm film clippings, creating a visually stimulating and intellectually charged experience.

The film’s thematic depth extends beyond the immediate narrative, touching on profound concepts like love, loss, identity and human connections. Kevin Silva’s narration serves as a philosophical guide, posing existential questions that challenge the audience’s perceptions. The absence of a concrete narrative structure adds an element of ambiguity, turning the film into a melting pot of ideas drawn from psychology, philosophy, and humanity’s collective consciousness.

‘No Day No Night’ stands as an intellectual and artistic triumph, with Baeumler’s unconventional approach creating a unique cinematic language. The film’s beauty lies in its ability to provoke thought, evoke emotions, and offer an immersive experience that defies easy categorization – a true testament to Baeumler’s mastery of the craft.

Brief Synopsis

Life’s riot of sights and sounds are jumbled together like a film projected in one frame – an album played in one note. Shot on 16mm film over six years, this film is a collage that strikes at the foundation of reality, identity and perception.
No Day No Night Short Experimental Film

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Director(s): David Baeumler
Writer(s): David Baeumler
Cast: Carolyn Baeumler, Douglas Bost, Jason Shald, Kevin Silva, Prya Patil, Sandra Kelberlau
Producer(s): David Baeumler
Director of Photography: David Baeumler
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Runtime: 16 min

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No Day No Night

Delve into the profound complexities of human existence in a visually stunning and intellectually provocative exploration.
5/5

Review

In ‘No Day No Night’, David Baeumler’s avant-garde storytelling unfolds as a cinematic tapestry, transcending traditional narrative structures. The film’s three-part structure serves as a canvas for exploring the intricacies of the human experience. Jason Shald’s portrayal of Martin in the first part immerses viewers in the post-breakup turmoil, capturing the nuances of his social escapades. The second part introduces Sandra Kelberlau’s character, navigating the labyrinth of her own mind, raising questions about memory and identity.

The third act, featuring Douglas Bost and Carolyn Baeumler, takes a surreal turn as the young couple grapples with the revelation that the man recognizes everyone around him. This twist delves into the mysterious interconnectedness of individuals, adding a layer of complexity to the overarching narrative. Baeumler’s post-production wizardry is evident in the seamless montage of hundreds of 16mm film clippings, creating a visually stimulating and intellectually charged experience.

The film’s thematic depth extends beyond the immediate narrative, touching on profound concepts like love, loss, identity and human connections. Kevin Silva’s narration serves as a philosophical guide, posing existential questions that challenge the audience’s perceptions. The absence of a concrete narrative structure adds an element of ambiguity, turning the film into a melting pot of ideas drawn from psychology, philosophy, and humanity’s collective consciousness.

‘No Day No Night’ stands as an intellectual and artistic triumph, with Baeumler’s unconventional approach creating a unique cinematic language. The film’s beauty lies in its ability to provoke thought, evoke emotions, and offer an immersive experience that defies easy categorization – a true testament to Baeumler’s mastery of the craft.

Spotlight

No artists for this title have been featured on Spotlight.

Brief Synopsis

Life’s riot of sights and sounds are jumbled together like a film projected in one frame – an album played in one note. Shot on 16mm film over six years, this film is a collage that strikes at the foundation of reality, identity and perception.
No Day No Night Short Experimental Film

Credits

Director(s): David Baeumler
Writer(s): David Baeumler
Cast: Carolyn Baeumler, Douglas Bost, Jason Shald, Kevin Silva, Prya Patil, Sandra Kelberlau
Producer(s): David Baeumler
Director of Photography: David Baeumler
Animation:

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Language:
Year:
Runtime: 16 min
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