Documentary essay, France, 2022, 38 min, color.
Synopsis : In 2018, an incel (i.e. an involuntary celibate) publishes a suicide note on the Reddit platform with the title “America is responsible for my death”. The Mechanics of Fluids is an attempt to find answers to his words. A virtual drift on the Internet in search of his digital traces that ends up being an inner journey between two connected solitudes.
Production: L’Heure d’été & Après les Réseaux Sociaux
Writer and director: Gala Hernández López
Editing: Alberto Dexeus et Gala Hernández López
Animations: Claudia Martín
Sound editing: Mélia Roger
Project supported by EDESTA (University of Paris 8), EUR ArTeC and CNC – DICRéAM.
Film rights purchased by France Télévisions.