This is a moment from "The Imitation of Life", Mathias Poledna's projection in the Austrian pavilion of the Biennale gardens.
Later, Mathias texted Thomas several times to ask him how he was doing and when he was returning to school.
Mathias said he received three bizarre texts sent back from Thomas' phone, which did not sound like him.
The Daily Pic (Venice Biennale Edition): Mathias Poledna uses Dumbo-era craft to score current points.
In vain would Mr. Irving as Mathias, put his hands to his ears and close the windows.
Mathias submitted, but dropped his eyes in shame before the children.
But Mr. Irving's Mathias is quite another kettle of fish, all of Mr. Irving's own catching.
Mathias Corvin favored Jean de Monroyal, the ornament of mathematics.
And Mathias, not to be excelled, raised his shrill notes higher still, sweeping the sopranos along with him.
Father Mathias was a good man; but, like all men, he was not perfect.