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Strange Teaser Trailer for Kafkaesque Danish Film 'The Penultimate'

Strange Teaser Trailer for Kafkaesque Danish Film 'The Penultimate'

"Something is bothering you?" Tambo Film has released an early teaser trailer for a Danish film titled The Penultimate, marking the feature debut of Danish filmmaker Jonas Kærup Hjort. It's premiering at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival this fall - hence the teaser. Dark comedy The Penultimate is a Kafkaesque tale of an insignificant Water Inspector (Joen Højerslev) who arrives at a giant remote building to register the residents' water meters. Before he knows, he finds himself trapped inside the building facing an endless maze of obstacles. In his attempt to escape, perception of reality, the rational, and remnants of his human existence are turned upside down. "Through absurdity and black humor The Penultimate mirrors the story of our time's world of despair. The fear, the hopelessness, the negligence, the feeling of abandonment, the ambiguity, the relentless objectivity – all of these are put into play to confront the audience with themselves.

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