This Czech film full of northern melancholy depicts the flow of time somewhere on an island where a man constantly fights with nature and with himself. Jumping off a cliff, facing attacks of a predator and encountering seals are just ordinary things here.
The unbearable thrill is escalated by the words of the broadcaster. Doping and merciless annihilation of your opponents is common practice in this sport – only the most cunning racer can win! Because there’s more at stake than you can see at first glance.
The Lost Mariner is an animated interpretation of Dr. Oliver Sacks’ case study found in his book The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. It uses photographs to visualize the rare memory condition of patient Jimmie G.