Three stories. Three ages. Three men. Grandfather, father, son. One is an orderly, one is a leading sportsman, and one is a master taxidermist. One desires love, the other success, and the third immortality.
TAXIDERMIA contains three generational stories, about a
grandfather, a father, and a son, linked together by recurring
motifs. The dim grandfather, an orderly during World War
Two, lives in his bizarre fantasies; he desires love.
The huge father seeks success as a top athlete – a speedeater – in the postwar pro-Soviet era.
The grandson, a meek, small-boned taxidermist, yearns for something greater: immortality. He wants to create the most perfect work of art of all time by stuffing his own torso.
'Those who revelled in such cinematic synapses as the
eyeball being slit in UN CHIEN ANDALOU will gravitate
toward this outrageous, and frequently hilarious, piece de
Whilst this movie screens as part of the CINE-EXCESS Cult Film Conference, tickets are available to the public.
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