Fischli & Weiss’ Film: The Right Way

Peter Fischli & David Weiss’ 1983 film The Right Way features their mascot icons Rat and Bear journeying through the Swiss Alps. Fischli & Weiss' Film: The Right WayRat and Bear drift through caves, glaciers and swamps, less a representation of the world as our fears, hubris and inability to focus.Fischli & Weiss' Film: The Right WayLike Werner Herzog’s Aguirre, Rat and Bear dally with a primal essence that comes out in moments of loss, confusion and incongruous observations.
Fischli & Weiss' Film: The Right WayTheir aimless path drifts from the brink of death to congratulating each other on being at the top of the food chain to trying to kill each other, caricaturing the men inside the outfits.Fischli & Weiss' Film: The Right Way

Whatever sense can be made of Rat and Bear, I do wonder how much it might damage a child to see and hear any of this.

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