Sweet & Sour

Rental Format(s): 16mm film

Five individual sections set side by side with contrasting associations. Makes use of rephotography animation, motorized mattes and direct frame-by-frame interaction with the source footage.

"The 'sour' part - police footage documenting the corpse of an accident victim - is made ironically palatable by the addition of masks that block out the most gruesome part of the frame, while pieces of 'sweet' bits of old home movies are 'enriched' by handcoloring and looping. These two contrasting flavors alternate with each other towards an ambiguous and elusive effect; the amusing material grows funnier, the gruesome scenes more meditative." - Ron Epple, Filmmakers Newsletter, 1977

Award: Ann Arbor Film Festival, 1977

Rental Fees

16mm film $48.00  

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