Sad Beauty

Arjan Brentjes

Sad Beauty, 09:50 min, Color, Stereo, Netherlands, 2020

Arjan Brentjes often takes the viewer back to a visual style from the past, to look at our present, or future from there. Thereby wittily commenting on the development of our technological society and the haughtiness of man.

In a heavily polluted world, a young woman mourns the disappearance of animal species. When she falls ill due to a bacterial infection, nature appears to send her a message in her hallucinations.