Meanwhile On Earth
Meanwhile on Earth • 1h 12m
Dir. Carl Olsson - 2020 - Sweden
Meanwhile on Earth is a film about death that speaks about life. Constructed as a collage of scenes and situations – each a tableau – the film investigates the human relationship with death in our society, based on the people that have made death part of their everyday lives.
We meet a variety of people who work with death, in parallel with encountering a man who is an involuntary visitor in this industry, as he is about to lose his mother. Meanwhile on Earth is a study of the human: her fears, her insecurities and her relationship with the definitive end.
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When we die, there are still some practicalities that need to be taken care of before our time among the living is finally over. In Meanwhile on Earth we enter the world around our end station, an industry of death. It is a place where the existential meets the mundane, the sacred meets the profa...