THE HORSEMAN WOMAN AND THE MOTH

by Stan BRAKHAGE
1968 / 16mm / color / silent / 1S / 19' 00

A long myth drawn directly onto the film's surface, which is painted, dyed, treated that it will grow controlled crystals and mold-as-textures of the figures and forms of the drama-- some images stamped thru melted wax crayon techniques, some images actual objects (such as moth wings) collaged directly on the celluloid . . . so that the protagonists of this myth (as listed in the title) weave thru crystalline structures and organic jungles of the colorful world of hypnagogic vision -- edited into "themes and variations" that tell "a thousand and one" stories while, at the same time, evoking Baroque music -- the primary musical inspiration being the harpsichord sonatas of Dominico Scarlatti. SB

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distribution format 16mm
screen 1,37 - Standard (single screen)
speed 24 fps
sound silent
rental fee 60,00 €