19min · Short, Drama · 1 January 2014
Indigo is a dramatic short film about alienation on the inside. Two young, lost souls in New York City share a common struggle - they are stuck in lives they do not feel they belong to. She is an adored actress and he, a bike messenger. On the outside they seem like each other's opposite, but on the inside they are the same- dehumanized by an internal loneliness that alienates them from feeling alive. The claws of loneliness affect both characters the same, unconcerned with the typical borders of power and privilege. Synchronicity begins to mirror their lives, and they finally reach a breaking point. It is in this moment, they must choose to find that brave breath- a self power that brings them in touch with truth and the chance to change their trajectory. Both of them make a decision that will bring them back to their true selves and in turn, closer to each other. Indigo is about hope. For everyone. Indigo is written and directed by the Swedish director Paul Jerndal, who aims to inspire and encourage people to believe in themselves and start being who they truly are. Jerndal's idea was to merge different art forms together in a conceptual platform that involves music, acting, art, fashion, design and sound. The goal was to bring as many talented, creative people from various fields together, harnessing each artists' compassion and emotional investment in this subject to create a piece of art that they all believed in. This film aspires to empathize, inspire and give hope to everyone feeling alienated.
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