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Synopsis

On a bleak English housing estate a dysfunctional teenager is reduced to a mere automaton. Using heavily manipulated video and strong colourisation, Joe Magee's film conveys the surreal experience of a young drop-out. The protagonist's state of mind manifests through extreme film loops and continually recurring sound motifs. Dogs become agitated, birds circle and clocks stop working all to the backdrop of a melancholy ice-cream van.

Details

Year
2004
Type of film
Shorts
Running Time
9 mins
Format
Beta SP
Director
Joe Magee
Producer
Josephine Lanyon, Carolyn Hassan
Editor
Joe Magee
Screenwriter
Joe Magee, Matt Kirk, Simon Willis, Nck Giles
Director of Photography
Joe Magee
Sound
Joe Magee
Principal Cast
Matt Kirk

Genre

Production Company

Periphery/Picture this Moving Image
Spike Island Studios
40 Sydney Row
Bristol
BS1 6UU
UK

T +44 (0)117 925 7010
F +44 (0)117 925 7040

info@picturethis.demon.co.uk
http://www.picturethismovingimage.co.uk

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Company

Periphery/Picture this Moving Image
Spike Island Studios
40 Sydney Row
Bristol
BS1 6UU
UK

T+44 (0)117 925 7010
F +44 (0)117 925 7040

info@picturethis.demon.co.uk
http://www.picturethismovingimage.co.uk