Films : Summer with Monika : synopses
The poetic youth is back and the decades fall away in this pastel pastoral. Roger McGough doesn’t cough once as the season sentimentally unfolds.
one sentence synopsis
A short animated film based on Roger McGough’s classic quirky love poem Summer with Monika.
With insightful humour, Summer with Monika explores the paranoia and self doubt which seep into most romantic relationships at one stage or another.
Summer with Monika is an exciting montage of colour and exuberant abstraction, exploring the paranoia and self doubt which seep into most romantic relationships at one stage or another.
At first glance the images shift effortlessly from one to the next in a stream of consciousness, but closer inspection reveals a different perspective which does not always tally with the participants’ own story.
An up-beat score and Roger McGoughs soulful but witty narration keep everything light-hearted.