Some phenomena of the skin reveal activity of the body which is independent of the will, a non-conscious consciousness which is itself the essence of life.
This film doesn't leave spectators indifferent. It presents the story of a lonely man, in his forties, waiting for his welfare cheque in order to enjoy life. This short film lets the viewer see the life of a lonely man that is not so different from our own.
Borrowing images from Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho, lefave revisits one of the most famous murder scenes in film history. In this case however, the search is for the absent female body. Is the female gaze dead?
00:00:15;00 is an experimental video based on 15 seconds of footage which has been processed and repeated 15 times. This structure is intended to mirror the processes of repetition and rehearsal, which are part of memory. Words appear out of an abstract landscape hovering for a moment on the verge of disappearance. Failure and breakdown are also part of the structure as the image flashes, rolls and disintegrates between each repetition. Original sound based on noise and tone generated in Metasynth and Protools amplifies the feeling of repetition and imperfection.
Drama represented by the arrest of Jafar Panahi... until he is freed.