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Urban Spaces

Australia, 1980 (MIFF 1981)

Director: Paul Winkler

The film deals with close environmental spaces within the city limits of Sydney fragmentation of spaces between people and their immediate surroundings The filmic images create artificial spaces getting into a kind of surreal realism-claustrophobia.

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