Vanja is vacuum packed with Kurt | Experimental Comedy* | 11 min | Sweden | Language: French/Japanese | 2023 | Director: Andreas Nordblom
*experimental film because the artists are real artists, acting as themselves.
Kurt and Vanja are supposed to interview a painter, but when he turns out to be too drunk, they instead get the chance to meet the famous Japanese artist Photographer Hal (via online meeting) if they first pose as models in his latest art project.
Tagline: Who Would You Have A Vacuum With?
"Visually stunning and a great performative film! Artistically experimental aesthetics and creative concept of art together with a complex relationship between Kurt and Vanja is so well executed."
-Big Fridge International Film Festival
Director and screenwriter Andreas Nordblom:
(b. 1978) is a Swedish producer, screenwriter and director. In 2016, he started the film production company "Hjärta Nikki". He has produced hybrid short films, such as the award-winning short film "Maneater" and "Cops are actors". He went on to write and direct "Vanja is vacuum packed with Kurt" as a first short test of a feature film concept. He has been selected for a feature film talent funding programme and is now working on both the feature version of "vacuum packed" and new short films.