The hangman at home

“What does the hangman think about when he goes home at night from work?”

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Produciton year: 2020 / Genre: Short film – VR single user – VR multi user / Technique: mixed media/ Dialogues: Voice over

Inspired by the iconic Carl Sandburg poem (1922), “The Hangman at Home” explores themes of acknowledgement and participation.

This multi-media project has three distinct and singular outputs:

  • The Hangman at Home – VR – a single-user immersive experience (world premiere at the Venice Biennale);
  • The Hangman at Home – an animated short film independent of the VR experience (to be released in 2021);
  • We Are at Home – a multi-user VR installation for a larger venue and audience (to be announced).

Director: Michelle and Uri Kranot
Produced by:  Late Love Production (DK), Floréal Films (FR), Miyu Productions (FR) and NFB (CA)
Producers: Lana Tankosa Nikolic, Avi Amar, Katayoun Dibamehr, Emmanuel-Alain Raynal, Pierre Baussaron, Marc Bertrand and Julie Roy
Scriptwriter:  Based on the poem “The Hangman at Home” by Carl Sandburg