Skip to main content

Devil's Hooves at Dusk

Spain, 1997 (MIFF 1998, Experimental)

Director: Alex Calvo-Sotelo

Consisting of just two shots, Devil's Hooves at Dusk is a highly stylised surrealistic film concerning a bizarre party organised for Lucia by her mother, the principal question being whether Lucia will turn up herself. An hilarious contemporary Spanish piece openly paying tribute to the master, Luis Bunuel.

See also...

The Persistence of Memory

A fast and florid dramatization of the last moments of a man's life, mixing melodrama and lyricism, terror and wonder. In Atanasio's feverish imaginings, death throes and birth trauma, mother and ... More »

Perception

A small, romantic storm in a tea cup. A man's memory of, or wish for a relationship. Highly polished, symbolically contrived, visually beautiful with a dynamic camera that rushes into the sky and ... More »

Bubble Numb

Set within the mind and dreams of a young woman in her mid 20s, this short film sets the viewer on a journey through paranoia and bemusement. With a hazy dream sequence that lulls the viewer into an ... More »

Staggerings

As a slow, relentless state of transformation persists across the screen, elements of the natural world are cut up and re-ordered. Based on a series of black and white collage photographs ... More »

Capillary Action

Water attraction and repulsion is reconstructed cinematographically by one of Australia's longest standing and most uncompromising experimental filmmakers. The artificiality of nature is made ... More »

The Film of Her

In just twelve months of beautifully edited archival footage, Bill Morrison constructs a sparse and poignant narrative to remind us of how powerfully cinema taught us to see the world afresh. The ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director