Brothers, Let Us Be Merry
Filmfest 2010

BROTHERS, LET US BE MERRY is from the slave's song in Mozart's "Zaide." It accompanies two dimly lit men indulging in a purposeless pleasure: They masturbate as if someone had ordered them to get in the mood and enjoy themselves. In the consummation of lust the film anticipates the hangover which turns Nietzsche's claim that "all joy wants eternity" into an eternally unfulfilled utopia. Not even Mozart can do anything about that.

tags: Short film


Director: Ulrich Seidl