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Water Wrackets (1975)

Not Rated | | Short | 25 May 1990 (USA)
Hypnotic photography of swirling rivers and misty ponds and droning music (not Michael Nyman for a change) form the backdrop to a documentary-style narration about the history of a ... See full summary »

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Hypnotic photography of swirling rivers and misty ponds and droning music (not Michael Nyman for a change) form the backdrop to a documentary-style narration about the history of a fictional tribe in the distant past (or is it the far future?). Written by D.Giddings <darren.giddings@newcastle.ac.uk>

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Exercise in Fantasy
28 July 2000 | by See all my reviews

Here we have a simple experiment. We are shown extremely moving scenes of inland water. A narrator recounts a fantastic conquest and settlement on the river, dammed to create five lakes. The era is in the future (12474). The exercise apparently is to double the lushness of the images by reference to aural imagination. It works, but don't go out of your way to seek this small experiment.


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