Hunger Artist

by Rudden, Bernard

Film: 16mm 1996

Duration
45
Screens
1

Short film about a journalist who goes in search of a professional faster, an artist who starves himself for a living. He has been kidnapped from his cage in the local zoo. As she meets those who have sought to exploit him, she tries to understand the power he exerts over others and the true reason for his fasting. Based on a short story by Kafka.

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