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Winter Journey in the Hartz Mountains

Cordelia Swann
8 min Colour U-matic
Triple Screen

Winter Journey in the Hartz Mountains

"A single shot, taken from Douglas Sirk's film ALL THAT HEAVEN ALLOWS (1955), in which we see the camera pull out from Jane Wyman's tearful face as she looks out of her window at snow falling, is slowed down, repeated and blown up in different permutations on three screens to portray a sense of kitsch or overblown, yet authentic, loss. Edited to the length of Brahm's 'Winter Journey in the Hartz Mountains'." - C.S.

Sound mix Jim Divers

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