The Rock of Ages
Fleeing his enemies, a soldier encounters a talking rock which promises to grant his deepest desire.
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The Rock of Ages is a surreal black comedy, a thought-provoking mutant love child of Jim Henson, Terry Gilliam and Ingmar Bergman (if he were high on painkillers). It tells the story of a lost Soldier (Tómas Lemarquis) and his encounter with a cunning talking rock (Ólafur Darri Ólafsson) who promises him immortality. But as always with these bargains, there’s a catch. I was inspired to create a surreal fable that explores the hubris of humankind – both our fleeting existence in the face of nature, and our unwillingness to abide by its ancient rules.

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