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The Whirlpool

Jayne Parker
1997
9 mins colour 16mm

The Whirlpool

'The Whirlpool' is a short choreographed underwater dance spectacle.

Accompanied by the pianist Katharina Wolpe, playing music by Schumann, the underwater performer Deborah Figueiredo puts on a pair of red ballet shoes and walks en pointe across the pool floor. Captivated by the magic of this underwater world she begins to dance, unaware of the danger that lies ahead.

Performer: Debbi Figueiredo accompanied by pianist Katharona Wolpe
Camera: Stephen Foote
Producer: Christopher Collins, Maya Vision
Director/editor: Jayne Parker
LFVDA/Carlton TV 'Smoke Screen'

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