The Line

Synopsis: The line of crossing sounds. The line of dancing wave. The line of stone. The line of crossing human boat. Line of human. Polluting line. Witch line I will follow?
Genre: Music, Short
Director(s): Juta Papapetrou
Year:
2008
8 min
8 Views


- I need a room.

- It's 5 dollars for 15 minutes.

I need one for 2 days.

You don't wanna stay here,

there's no hot water...

Just give me a room,

the corner if you got one?

Thanks.

That's... uh,

You must need something.

I need you...

to see if someone knows about

the Afghanistan deal.

Of course the do, Rene,

I told you.

I warned you.

Then I got a leak

in my organization.

Maybe.

Probably,

but that's not the point.

Well, what is your point?

The point ist, that no matter how much

money you start to make on this deal.

The Americans will not

let you deal with terrorist.

Even if they're not terrorists.

I didn't ask for your advice,

the deal is going through.

It's my show now.

Obviously.

Sit down, Rene.

Why do you show me

such disrespect?

Sit down.

You know... uh,

people thought I was crazy...

when I turned over the family

buisness to a none family member.

But I always knew

I was doing the right thing.

Because you have

a steadiness about you.

And I believe in you, but...

use your brain.

And you must be smarter

then your enemy.

What're you trying to say?

The Americans...

they're very smart,

but sometimes they can be

incredibly stupid.

They spend all this...

money, time and energy

on so called war on terror.

They put satellites

up in space.

They can ram a smart-bomb

up a camel's ass...

from a situation

And everytime the U.S.

kills an Al Qaida leader,

what happens? There's a new one

before the body is cold.

They do it a million times,

and never get it...

because the real solution,

always eludes them.

Do you know what that is?

Why don't you align with me.

Do nothing.

Nothing?

No.

If you want it shut down

the fundamental flaw system...

all you gotta do

is step out of it's way...

and it'll shut itself down.

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Peter Jackson

Sir Peter Robert Jackson (born 31 October 1961) is a New Zealand film director, screenwriter and film producer. He is best known as the director, writer, and producer of The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001–03) and The Hobbit trilogy (2012–14), both of which are adapted from the novels of the same name by J. R. R. Tolkien. Other films include the critically lauded drama Heavenly Creatures (1994), the mockumentary film Forgotten Silver (1995), the horror comedy The Frighteners (1996), the epic monster remake film King Kong (2005), and the supernatural drama film The Lovely Bones (2009). He produced District 9 (2009), The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn (2011), West of Memphis (2012) and Mortal Engines (2018). Jackson began his career with the "splatstick" horror comedy Bad Taste (1987) and the black comedy Meet the Feebles (1989) before filming the zombie comedy Braindead (1992). He shared a nomination for Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay with his partner Fran Walsh for Heavenly Creatures, which brought him to mainstream prominence in the film industry. Jackson has been awarded three Academy Awards in his career, including the award for Best Director in 2004. He has also received a Golden Globe, four Saturn Awards and three BAFTAs amongst others. His production company is Wingnut Films, and his most regular collaborators are co-writers and producers Walsh and Philippa Boyens. Jackson was made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2002. He was later knighted (as a Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit) by Anand Satyanand, the Governor-General of New Zealand, at a ceremony in Wellington in April 2010. In December 2014, Jackson was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. more…

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