Paraíso

2012 USA / Duration: 10 mins Directed by: Nadav Kurtz

Like urban mountaineers, the immigrant window washers profiled in this short incisive film rappel down sheer cliffs of city glass. Knowing that a fatal fall may await them over the edge of any given skyscraper, they are nonetheless happy to take the risk because it yields a far better life than any they could ever hope for in their home countries. Still, their thoughts away from the job are unusually prone to existential musings.

2012 Official Selection Mountainfilm in Telluride

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