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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence

Friday, Aug. 14, 2015

07:00 PM – 08:45 PM
US/Central

A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence—the conclusion to filmmaker Roy Andersson’s “Trilogy of Life”—surprised many by nabbing the top prize at the 2014 Venice Film Festival. Citing Dostoevsky as a primary influence, Andersson sets the film in Gothenburg, Sweden, with scenes that follow recurring characters from the past and present through scenarios that are alternately absurdist, humorous, and shocking.

Image: Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures

About the Film

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