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A short film which has its emphasis on back street walls with peeling posters and the constant pedestrian traffic in the foreground. It has a static camera positioned in front of the walls; experimental editing techniques, no dialogue-just background music, and quick edits of blackness throughout. Written by ARCHIE MOORE <ar.moore@student.qut.edu.au>

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By the water
23 February 2000 | by (France) – See all my reviews

As if "L'Année dernière à Marienbad" has been made with holiday film rushes. Shot in Venezia by Greenaway with a bolex, never showing water, structured to give the feeling that viewer goes back and forth through different layers of time, this astonishing short film already has the main characteristic of early Greenaway's works : ironic clash between fiction and documentary.


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