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Piece Touchee

Austria, 1990 (MIFF 1991, Experimental)

Director: Martin Arnold

Through repetition and reversal, a short sequence featuring two people in a domestic setting is continually deconstructed and reinvented. The result is a curious system of spatial dynamics where the filmmaker imposes his own sense of rhythm and choreography. Piece Touchee is representative of the subtle art of using simple means to create a finished work that is both deep and complex. (S.C.)

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