Chino Moya takes apart everything that is hidden under the soft sun-stroked skin of a human being – blood, intestines, slime and bile and the inner angst between all.
In a formerly unknown Lasnamäe district of "Blade Runner", there is blooming industry which uses human remains from the slavery business as raw material. In the multiple layers of the dystopic Lynchian future, we find people whose fears are eating them alive. Add a pinch of blood-thirstiness from the time of dog-eat-dog law, and we get a boundless fantasy world which has many times more to say about the human soul than any small social drama often can.
"Undergods" does it all so strikingly that already the first half of the film entails the risk of wanting to walk up and down the walls out of sheer and utter delight. Joy over the contribution of Estonian filmmakers adds another twist to the feeling of satisfaction.
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