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An experimental short film of flashing images made by Stan Brakhage.

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Stan Brakhage
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Kenneth Anger ... Himself
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An experimental short film of flashing images made by Stan Brakhage.

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France | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 April 2004 (Hong Kong) See more »

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Silent

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Color

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1.37 : 1
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This film is included on "By Brakhage: an Anthology", which is part of the Criterion Collection, spine #184. See more »

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A Blur
17 May 2019 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

I have to say, I am usually quite patient with artistic license. I have enjoyed some surrealistic efforts that boggled the mind but were still visually interesting. This one made absolutely no sense to me. First of all, I had to strain my eyes to see anything that looked remotely recognizable. I was trying hard to see where death fit in here. It made me wonder if this was supposed to be the hallucinations of a person who was ready to cross over.


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