Kidlat TAHIMIK, a bus driver in a small town, dreams of going to the United States to become an astronaut. En route to America he stops in Paris where he becomes disenchanted with Western civilization. This FIPRESCI-award winning film, talking about a villager leaving for big cities, depicts the director’s extremely individual free filming style among a documentary, autobiography, comedy and myth.
Festivals & Awards
1977 Berlinale, FIPRESCI Prize
1977 Interfilm Award - Recommendation
1977 OCIC Award - Recommendation