This surreal and strangely heart-warming tale recalls Roman Polanski’s perverse paranoid thriller The Tenant, minus the cross dressing. First time director Platon Theodoris faithfully sets most of its action within its hero’s self-contained world, finding surprising and imaginative ways to break out of the apartment’s claustrophobic confines.
Alvin’s Harmonious World of Opposites features a winning performance from lead, Teik-Kim Pok, who is served well by co-star Vashti Hughes as his increasingly deranged neighbour.
Join us for a Q&A after the film on 26 March.
Alvin's Harmonious World of Opposites
26 Mar - 30 Apr
Shy shut in Alvin rarely leaves the house, his work and social life is conducted via skype and online shopping provides him with everything he needs.
However, with an imminent house fumigation looming and a nosy and aggressive neighbour who just won’t leave him alone, Alvin’s cloistered world begins to unravel. Not to mention that dark ooze seeping out of the ceiling...