Blu takes us on a nocturnal and subterranean journey inside the TBM, the tunnel boring machine used to dig tunnels and subways all over the world. The film turns its gaze on inaccessible and invisible places and reveals the inseparable link between men and machines, between technology and manual labor, between safety and ancestral fears.
Blu is dedicated to all laborers working in invisible places. Late at night, a TBM or a tunnel boring machine begins its journey. The movement of the TBM from one station to the next marks the passage that men and machines have built together. The film turns its gaze on inaccessible and invisible places, and visualizes the link between men and machines, while at the same time emphasizing the significance of endless labor. [JANG Byungwon]
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