Concept Art And Plot Details For VANISHING WAVES Duo's Upcoming EMERGENCE
It was back on Friday that we first brought word of Vanishing Waves directing duo Kristina Buožytė and Bruno Samper's upcoming science fiction film Emergence, with word that it had received development funding from their local film institute in Lithuania. Nothing further was known at the time but we now have two pieces of concept art for the film along with the first synopsis which promises a tale set in the world of bio-art.
Evolution is an ascent towards consciousness.
EMERGENCE - it's a fantasy neo noir. Blending an orientalist atmosphere with wonders of synthetic biology and creative bio-design, this metaphysical story explores the themes of free will and deep human desire for the marvelous and mystery.
LAMARCK, a professional art appraiser, is tricked into coming to Morocco where he's confronted with have to deal with the legacy of his FATHER who was a brilliant bioengineer. Despite his initial reluctance, Lamarck enters a captivating and surrealistic world of bio-artists' community where he's compelled to solve the mystery of his Father's masterpiece - an extraordinary, but dying, conscious synthetic Organism in the form of a marvelous garden.
After getting to know the community's leader, an elegant & charismatic woman, CIRCE, Lamarck finds out that he is the only one who has power to save the Organism, even if it's against his will. Lost in the net of manipulation, will he manage to run away from his past or assume his legacy which could have repercussions for all humankind?