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Still Lifes

Australia, 1981 (MIFF 1981)

Director: Lisa Roberts

A study of dance movement and the movement qualities special to film, in relation to a theme of highly stylized. unnatural movement, moving towards a freer sequence in real time. Uses re-photography, multiple images and experimental film processing techniques.

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