A Life Less Ordinary
Do you sometimes feel like you're invisible? Do you feel your life just happens without anyone noticing? In a deserted cafeteria, a handsome stranger offers a young woman an unusual proposition that he guarantees will cure her seemingly bland existence. His offer sounds strange, yet appealing. What should she do? What would you do? Written, directed and edited by Emmanuel Jespers. Personal Spectator is based on the play "Les 7 Jours de Simon Labrosse" written by Carole Frechette. Principal cast: Tom Harper and Emily Hamilton.
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It's Sunday morning. Jacob, a middle-aged man, tries to tell his wife about the dream he had. In his strange dream, Paris had its usual French charm, but the Eiffel Tower was missing. After lending him her ear, she asks, "What's an Eiffel Tower?" Then things get really weird. Jacob quickly learns when you can no longer trust things you have taken for granted, your whole world is turned upside down. Written and directed by Niklas Radstrom. Principal cast: Stellan Skarsgard (The Exorcist: The Beginning, Breaking the Waves) and Pernilla August.
This program is not currently scheduled for broadcast.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
Drought Watch 2015: Record-Low Sierra Snowpack
The Sierra Nevada snowpack, which typically supplies nearly a third of California's water, is showing the lowest water content on record: 6 percent of the long-term average for April 1. That shatters last year's low-water mark of 25 percent (tied with 1977).
"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area
KQED's "Boomtown" series will seek to identify what is happening in real time in the current boom, and also draw out the causes and possible solutions to the conflicts and pressures between the old and the new.