Roy Andersson’s Commercials are Wild & Great, Just Like His Features
Not sure how many people would use a hyped up version of “Surfing Bird” to underscore a series of humorously deadpan injustices, maybe only Roy Andersson, Swedish director of SONGS FROM THE SECOND FLOOR, YOU THE LIVING and the new A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE. He has also directed a ton of shorts and, thankfully, a bunch of the best commercials you’ll see anytime soon.
Here are some more, in better quality. I especially like the ones where the woman bashes her husband’s head in with different pieces of cookware: