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Party

Austria, 1995 (MIFF 2000, Peepshow – Titillation & The Moving Image – Black Garden)

Director: Dietmar Brehm

Using Russian, Japanese and American porn and his own footage. Brehm creates a matrix in which graphic anatomical parts act as the optical lubricant to the sound of someone shaving. On a window/screen, back-lit and fluctuating, an immaterial shadow-hand appears to stimulate the cock which serves as a central axis to the camera In Party the voyeur dominates his fantasy: he hallucinates a sordid disconnected morning malaise until interrupted by a knock at a door.

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