Quirky Swedish film takes Venice's top award

"A Pigeon Sat On a Branch Reflecting on Existence" has won the Golden Lion award, but few seem to understand the movie.

    An existential film from Sweden called "A Pigeon Sat On a Branch Reflecting on Existence" has won the Golden Lion, the top prize at the Venice film festival.

    Journalists and critics appeared to approve of the award, but very few appeared to understand what the offbeat film was about.

    Al Jazeera's Phil Lavelle reports from Venice.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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