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Downside Up

UK, 1984 (MIFF 1986)

Director: Tony Hill

With simple camera movements, the film explores and reviews some relationships to the ground, literally upsetting earth stability. The viewpoint continuously orbits places, objects. people and events, speeding up gradually to reveal a double-sided ground flipping like a tossed coin, then slowing again to oscillate about the earth's edee.

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