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FRAMED


1986 15:00 English colour
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SYNOPSIS:
A B&W colour tinted film transferred and edited on video. Shot inVancouver, New York and Berlin. Framed is a film about frames, walking out of frames into new locations. A spoof on dramatic cliches, the narrator takes a ferry ride to Manhattan and recalls eight vignettes on love and violence.

FESTIVALS
Award: Audience Prize1987 Hamburger No Budget Short Film
Framed premiered in Germany and went onto numerous film festivals around the world.

It was shown frequently in the underground European and American scene and was part of the 1989 MOMA retrospective of Penelope Buitenhuis’ shorts entitled GUNS AND GUERILLAS. It was also part of the Super-8 Moving Image as Art series that toured Berlin, Vancouver, Montreal, Toronto and Buffalo.

CREDITS
Written, produced, directed edited and shot by Penelope Buitenhuis
Music by Mechanic Kommando
Actors: Vanessa Richards, Maureen Kelleher, Wendy Darling, Michael Davis, Richard Gagne, Wayne Mazepa, Gillian Hunt and Lysanne Thibodeau


 
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