Terrible Mother, The (Part Four)

Rental Format(s): 16mm film

In the kitchen of a Vermont farmhouse four people come to sit around a table. The silence of solstice holds them together. Before a ritualized meal they each tell a story. Their stories are ominous, yet, as in PART ONE, they are incomplete. Earlier, the Terrible Mother has passed on her powers to a young woman. At the close of the film this young woman enters the farmhouse and with final simplicity restores the old order.

Awards and Exhibition: First Prize, Midwest Film Festival, 1972; First Prize, Monterey Experimental Film Festival, 1972; First Prize, Bellevue Arts Film Festival, 1973; Filmmuseum, Amsterdam, 1974.

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16mm film $100.00  

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