Episode 2 - LIFE like a movie (1:18)
The place was packed with sweaty people.
They were dancing to the live music as if in ecstasy. Occasionally, they would scream a war-like cry, as if inviting friends to join and enemies to back away.
Everyone was there. I could see the barista of the cafe that had become our unofficial HQ, the 50-year-old DJ who drove us to the local celebration, the semi-drunk student who was hosting me and my filming crew in his small studio appartment. The…
- What are you doing in the corner? This is the 50-year-old DJ I was talking about.
- It’s too intense.
- What is intense?
- Have you ever felt like your life is a movie?
- Eh. No.
- That’s how I feel now. Everyone we’ve met during the last two weeks are here, dancing in this small cafe, on our last day in this city. Like a movie with a symbolic ending. As if they wish us farewell.
- This is a small place, my friend. It normal to see the same people all around.
Maybe life is not a movie. Maybe the movie is just in our head. However, this simple idea shaped the rest of my 2-year journey.