Hummingbird

Inspired by the infamous Lonely Hearts Killers who entrapped their victims through newspaper small ads in the USA in the early 1950s, Hummingbird follows latter-day Macbeths Ralph Conti and Edith Cole. The company use a striking visual language, blending action and acrobatics to vividly convey emotions and morals teetering on a deadly brink.   A lush soundscape of songs, jingles, adverts and other Americana conjures up the post-war era, casting light on the motivation of a couple that believes owning the right car will buy them entry into a society that has rejected them.

 

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