Spain / UK / Germany / Finland / China / Netherlands 2002
Kaige Chen (segment «100 Flowers Hidden Deep»)
Víctor Erice (segment Lifeline)
Werner Herzog (segment Ten Thousand Years Older)
Jim Jarmusch (segment Int. Trailer Night)
Aki Kaurismäki (segment Dogs Have No Hell)
Spike Lee (segment We Wuz Robbed)
Wim Wenders (segment Twelve Miles to Trona)
Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet is a collection of seven short films linked by the theme of time, and separated by a musical interlude of voluptuous jazz trumpet. Conceived by British
As with all compilations, some segments work better than others. Spike Lee's We Wuz Robbed recalls the ten minutes that stood between Al Gore conceding defeat and demanding a recount in the
Werner Herzog's documentary Ten Thousand Years Older proves just as astounding, following a lost Amazon jungle tribe for whom time has run out as they're dragged into the
Jim Jarmusch's Int.Trailer.Night takes an understated, comedic look at the filmmaking process, with Chloë Sevigny as an actress on a break in her trailer, listening to some beautiful classical music while exposed to the humdrum realities of making film art.
In Twelve Miles to Trona Wim Wenders takes us on a hallucinogenic roadtrip with a man who's swallowed an unusual batch of cookies, while other segments include Aki Kaurismäki doing his usual enigmatic schtick, Chinese director Chen Kaige meditating on his homeland's economic revolution, and Victor Erice's muted tale of a Spanish village in 1940.