6 short tales about charming vertebrate creatures and their holy machines.

by Jossie Malis/ Spain / no dialogues
Around 54′ in total.

Bendito Machine is a series of simple-minded organisms and their dazed relation with machines. Gentle creatures that survive in a state of perpetual dependence, where artifacts mark the passage of a glorious future.
Everything you need is the spark of life, obey his commands, fuel the machines, pull the trigger and carry on…

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BENDITO MACHINE I – « Everything you need »
2006 / 4’45 / Production : Zumbakamera
Two villages fight for the control of a blessed hill. Devoted intimidation can be the best ally when it comes to hoarding everything.

BENDITO MACHINE II – « The Spark of life »

2007 / 5’53 / Production : Zumbakamera
A strange beverage of incomprehensible origin, which causes strange effects on those who consume it, causes disastrous consequences in a small group of devotees to the mysticism of soft drinks.

BENDITO MACHINE III – « Obey his commands »
2009 / 6’36 / Production : Zumbakamera
A man climbs a big mountain looking for an women. An omnipotent force gives him the cathodic sacraments, the last hope to save a people from their evil pagan rites and evolve technologically.

BENDITO MACHINE IV – « Fuel the machine »
2012 / 9′54 / Production : Zumbakamera
An improbable hero embarks on a crude journey by land, sea and air-throughout all the attractions of a planet turned into a massive petrochemical park… and beyond.

BENDITO MACHINE V – « Pull the trigger »
2014 / 11′45 / Production : Zumbakamera
An exotic traveler comes from far away to discover the beauty of a supposedly unexplored territory. Instead, he finds himself in the middle of a turbulent conflict. Trapped against his will, he must wait patiently until the storm has passed.

2018 / 13’38 / Production : Zumbakamera, Autour de Minuit
An inevitable and enigmatic bio-technological interweaving is just around the corner. What can go wrong?