RAN SALVIN

CALL FOR DREAM

2020

SYNOPSIS :

In rainy Tokyo, Eko complicates her life by publishing a 'Call for Dreams' ad in a Tokyo newspaper. With her scooter she visits strangers in an alienating city, who leave descriptions of their strange dreams and fantasies on her analog answering machine and for a fee acts them out. As the dreams slowly seep into reality and a parallel police investigation of a murder in Tel Aviv unfolds, what is real and what is not is getting harder to distinguish

BIOGRAPHY :

Ran Slavin is a unique voice in the author-director driven Israeli independent cinema. Filmmaker, international video artist & experimental electronic music producer, his unconventional approach to filmmaking stems from a unique and captivating visual language, with work often highlighting future informed threshold situations, magical reality and virtuality in urban situations. His films, sound work and video installations often utilize layered atmospheres with detailed post production processes. Selected screenings include Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Energa-Camerimage Film Festival Poland, Haifa International Film Festival, Shanghai International Film Festival, Ficci Cartagena The International Film Festival Colombia, Pesaro Film Festival Italy, Torino Film Festival Italy, Hors Piste Film Festival at Pompidou Center Paris, Winterthur Film Festival Switzerland, Utopia Film Festival Israel and many more.