A grated brain, elephants painting rescue signs and opera-singing penguins are just a few of the vignettes of gold within Symphony No. 42.

Flowing through dreams, and enduring through nightmares, this short is more than a collection of bits. There’s a formed coherent narrative on life and its marvelous magic. Whilst the joyous creative visuals abound, there’s a rationality to all this irrationality.

To think this is a graduation film from Bucsi is exhilarating. The Hungarian filmmaker is a wondrous breath of fresh air, and her confidence, strength and unique voice makes her one to watch.

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DIRECTOR: Réka Bucsi

WRITER: Réka Bucsi

SYNOPSIS: Symphony No. 42 presents 47 observations in the irrational connections between human and nature.