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2016, film, 72 min

Office for Monument Construction
tells the story of people who come from a town which no longer exists. Having no better place to stay, they inhabit a deserted concrete complex situated in the middle of a vibrant city. However, this surrogate home is bound for demolition. Within this precarious situation, the characters find reassurance and order by creating their own logic and reality, performing strange repetitive games and routines. The characters are on a tireless search for something which might define and represent their identity. The result is an assortment of unusual objects. Gradually a museum-like collection, built around a fictitious narrative, begins to emerge.

Cast: Liz Kristiansen, Duncan Chrisholm, David A. Allan, Mari Itoh, Michael James, Patrick Queen, Johnnie Wales, Mary McCabe, Ruth Switalski, Anette Steward, Mary Wales, David Cooke, Stacey Maguire, Anna Lomas.
Written and directed by Karolina Breguła
Cinematography by Robert Mleczko
Sound by Weronika Raźna
Edited by Karolina Breguła and Stefan Paruch
Commissioned by Market Gallery for Glasgow International
Produced by touchFILMS, Market Gallery and Karolina Breguła