© Daniel Torrelló
“People always have their own answer before asking the question,” remarks the old man interviewed in The Hummingbird, the hoax documentary that accompanies the recently premiered feature film The Cosmonaut. Yet when the Cosmonaut production team embarked on the making of this pioneering piece of cinema, they definitely did not know what the answer to their question would be. They were proposing a new model for the film industry, challenging it – and the public. What would people say? Would it work?