1999 / 16mm / color / sound / 1S / 3' 15

"An Epithalamium. Tales of Brave Ulysses in a minute waltz. An ascent, gingerly danced down the aisle and up a stair to the honeymoon suite and the grand outlook. The bicycle rider of REMAINS TO BE SEEN (Brian Wilson, Albert Hoffman or Solomon himself) glides to a full stop and hits his kick stand to settle down, handlebars entwined. "I'm putting all my eggs in one basket". Eggs are fragile, emulsion blisters, baskets fray. Bride descending a staircase in lower case, in a blink. It was meant to be and meant with a full heart, but All things must pass.
Along with divertissements and private films, Phil made several occasional films intended for special occasions, later to be seen by invited friends and strangers occasionally. Gestures of sentiment and humor. This miniature originally intended for a major special event, his wedding to Melinda Barlow.
As with TWILIGHT PSALM IV: THE VALLEY OF THE SHADOW, Solomon turns to James Joyce for inspiration. The title references Molly Bloom's recollection of consent to Leopold Bloom's marriage proposal at the conclusion of Ulyssus (1922):
'I was a Flower of the mountain yes when I put the rose in my hair like the Andalusian girls used or shall I wear a red yes and how he kissed me under the Moorish wall and I thought well as well him as another and then I asked him with my eyes to ask again yes and then he asked me would I yes to say yes my mountain flower and first I put my arms around him yes and drew him down to me so he could feel my breasts all perfume yes and his heart was going like mad and yes I said yes I will Yes.'" – Mark McElhatten


distribution format Digital file on server (FHD)
screen 1,37 - Standard (single screen)
speed 24 fps
sound sound
rental fee 27,00 €