Instructions for a Light and Sound Machine

2005 / Austria / 17min

The hero of Instructions for a Light and Sound Machine is easy to identify. Walking down the street unknowingly, he suddenly realizes that he is not only subject to the gruesome moods of several spectators but also at the mercy of the filmmaker. He defends himself heroically, but is condemned to the gallows, where he dies a filmic death through a tearing of the film itself. Our hero then descends into Hades, the realm of shades. Here, in the underground of cinematography, he encounters innumerable printing instructions, the means whereby the existence of every filmic image is made possible. In other words, our hero encounters the conditions of his own possibility, the conditions of his very existence as a filmic shade.


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Details

  • Original title
    Instructions for a Light and Sound Machine
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
  • Dir. of Photo.
  • Editing
  • Music
  • Sound
    Dirk Schaefer
  • Duration
    17 min
  • Year
    2005
  • Country
    • Austria
  • Colour
  • Audio Tracks
    NON VERBAL
  • Subtitles
    NONE
  • Production
    SIXPACKFILM
    Neubaugasse 45/13
    1071 Vídeň
    Austria
    tel: 00 43 1 526 09 90
    cell: ---
    fax: 0043 1 526 09 92
    e-mail: office@sixpackfilm.com
  • Distribution
    SIXPACKFILM
    Neubaugasse 45/13
    1071 Vídeň
    Austria
    tel: 00 43 1 526 09 90
    cell: ---
    fax: 0043 1 526 09 92
    e-mail: office@sixpackfilm.com

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