Trapline

Release date:

1976

Running time:

18 minutes

Formats:

Available on DVD

Closed Captioned:

No

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Trapline represents a new way of considering film as a vehicle of projected movement. The film is composed entirely of static camera shots.

"Filmed in a London swimming pool, Trapline is a painterly film conveying a state of limbo - the still pool with the light reflecting on the water, the grid of the high glass roof, three figures ... under the shower, ...voices echoing from the pool walls, ... giving one the feeling of being trapped between the unconscious and consciousness."
     - Tina Keane for Readings, 1977

For more information about this film please visit www.sfu.ca/~elfreda/film/film.html

Also available as a 16mm print with advanced notice.

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