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Puce Moment


Concept, direction, camera and editing by Kenneth Anger. Music by Jonathan Halper. Filmed in Hollywood. Cast: Yvonne Marquis (Star).

"A lavishly colored evocation of the Hollywood now gone, as shown through an afternoon in the milieu of a 1920s film star.

"PUCE MOMENT is a fragment from an abandoned film project entitled Puce Woman. The soundtrack used here is the second one; the first was the overture to Verdi's I Villi. The film reflects Anger's concerns with the myths and decline of Hollywood, as well as with the ritual of dressing, with the movement from the interior to the exterior, and with color and sound synchronization ...." - Marilyn Singer, The American Federation of Arts

16mm film available for rental, please inquire for pricing.