――Three days after the lockdown was removed, it was clear to everyone that no one was going to leave the house ...
Spiral official YOUTUBE channel has released a gem of an art movie that concentrates the feeling of being lost and self-restraint in the unknown of a lockdown situation.
「Outside」is the first collaboration of its kind between the two renowned Israeli artists - choreographer Inbal Pinto and author Etgar Keret. The two came together to work on a short film that is an Israeli-Japanese production filmed both in Israel and in Japan (Spiral). Starring and featuring first-rate actors, musicians and dancers from both countries such as dancer Moran Muller, actor and dancer Mirai Moriyama and musician Umitaro Abe.
Based on OUTSIDE a short story by Etgar Keret written during the Corona lockdown in Tel Aviv and first published in The New York Times (July 15th 2020) and in the Asahi Shimbun in Japan , the aim was to explore a new method of creation within the new boundaries created by the international pandemic of CORONA virus that the world has recently experienced. The objective is to introduce to international audience a fresh, artistic and social perspective on the impacts of the pandemic on society and individuals.