Even if we are at one with the natural world, is the natural world at one with us? Nature, therefore, sets us a challenge. These films exemplify nature – internal and external - as both constructive and destructive in impulse. We witness two boys sinking into a power game in a surface mine, a deranged infestation haunting the everyday of an adolescent, the conflicted crossroads at the heart of impending manhood and the curious conflation of a vengeful typhoon with the simple joy of karaoke.