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Geography

Breda Beban
1989
9 mins Colour Beta SP

Geography

Reaffirming Carl Theodor Dreyer's idea that 'the human face is the most beautiful landscape', Geography focuses on a face of a non-actor as a blank landscape that can during filming suddenly shift into itself or into something else.

Shot in the summer of 1998, the film is charged with the anticipation of tragic events that were to follow the death of Yugoslavia. The geography of the title has much to do with the pensive fluctuations of lines on the landscape of the face as it has with the bloody cartography of the coming civil war in Former Yugoslavia.

Production, Direction and Script: Breda Beban & Hrvoje Horvatic
Photography: Dimitar Vladicki
Editing: Beban & Horvatic
Sound script: Beban & Horvatic
Music: Tambuco by Charlos Chavez
Cast: BoskoShot on locations in Lake Ohrid, Mountain Galicica,
Funder: TV Skopje, Macedonia

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