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Rosemarie Castoro ... (voice)
Ginger Michels ... (voice)
Marcia Steinbrecher ... (voice)

Twyla Tharp ... (voice)
Susan Weiner ... (voice)
Joyce Wieland ... (voice)

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Hollis Frampton 
 

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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
strange, seriously strange, beautiful, seriously beautiful, 14 May 2002
Author: jefu from just another small town



I saw this in (I think) 1972 - several times (in a class, in an experimental film showing, and once more in conjunction with the class). I was originally interested because of the name "Zorn's Lemma" - which turns out to be equivalent to the mathematical "Axiom of Choice" - and as a math major the axiom of choice fascinated me (still does).

I don't know what I expected, but it wasn't what I saw - and yet what I saw was somehow compelling, beautiful and unforgettable.

Don't expect a plot (in the usual sense anyway), spectacular photography, or instant gratification. And don't give up on it too soon.

Do expect a beautiful, challenging, contemplative hour of film on the nature of film, of reading and writing, and of structure.

I wish I could find a copy of it now.

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