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Sobriety, Obesity and Growing Old

Sobriety, Obesity and Growing Old

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

The adventures of Soho Eckstein, his wife and her lover. What do you do when your empire crumbles? With the country in turmoil, all Soho can hope for is to find a haven in domestic bliss.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Sobriety, Obesity and Growing Old

    Directed by: William KENTRIDGE

    Country: South Africa

    Year of production: 1991

    Running time: 08 min 16 s

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: drawing on paper (pencil, charcoal)

    Version: Without dialogue or commentary

    Target public: Young adults, Adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: William KENTRIDGE

    Production: FREE FILM MAKERS

    Distribution: FREE FILM MAKERS

    Script: William Kentridge

    Graphics: William Kentridge

    Sets: William Kentridge

    Animation: William Kentridge

    Camera: William Kentridge

    Music: Flotow Dvorak

    Editing: Angus Gibson