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Wavelength (1967)

One of the most unconventional and experimental films ever made, Wavelength is a structural film of a 45-minute long zoom in on a window over a period of a week.

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Michael Snow

Writer:

Michael Snow
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Credited cast:
Hollis Frampton Hollis Frampton
Lyne Grossman Lyne Grossman
Naoto Nakazawa Naoto Nakazawa
Roswell Rudd Roswell Rudd
Amy Taubin Amy Taubin
Joyce Wieland Joyce Wieland
Amy Yadrin Amy Yadrin
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One of the most unconventional and experimental films ever made, Wavelength is a structural film of a 45-minute long zoom in on a window over a period of a week.

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Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 March 1967 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Длина волны See more »

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Michael Snow has stated that his intent with the film was for it to be "a summation of my nervous system, religious inklings and aesthetic ideas." See more »

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Referenced in The Shining (1980) See more »

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Strawberry Fields Forever
Written by John Lennon & Paul McCartney
Performed by The Beatles
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Artsy Piece For Sure
24 July 2016 | by ataylor-23766See all my reviews

Eons ago this film was presented in my history of art class at university. What I really remember is my professor claiming it as a necessity of any art student to view it as a right of passage. While viewing the film, though only 45 minutes in length I managed to fall asleep. This was the only time I have ever fallen asleep in class. Even watching my early film class with D. W. Griffith's Intolerance in a very hot, stuffy room in the most uncomfortable seats ever did not make me visit the land of Nod.

Yet it holds value to many others in its artistic nature. Sadly as I failed to consciously view most of it I can only give short and brief opinion on it as a good sleep aid.


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