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Wavelength

Instrueret af Michael Snow
USA, Canada, 1967
Kortfilm, Drama

Synopsis

Michael Snow’s cardinal avant-garde short Wavelength is a 45 minute zoom in on a photograph on a wall in a dank domestic space, interspersed with an occasional foray into a crime scene (or is it just a death?) that occurs immaterially inside of the room.

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Wavelength Instrueret af Michael Snow
Snow is here tweaking the Bazinian distinction between “those directors who put their faith in the image and those who put their faith in reality.” He recognizes reality as a category continually under negotiation, and an image as a tool for convincing us this isn’t so. In Wavelength’s process of destabilizing both image and reality, Snow reveals that the film frame is not an absolute, nor is it eternal. It is an arbitrary construction.
March 16, 2015
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Walking women" were an ongoing graphic concern of Snow, and as his movie approaches climax, the walking women of Wavelength are doubled once again, this time in the form of one of Snow’s photographs, pinned to the loft’s far wall. They are one potential but finally averted destination of Snow’s visionary penetration, which ends instead in an arrested splash, the grains of the firmament sucked from beneath our feet by the film’s duration, leaving us hanging ten on pure potentiality…
September 21, 2014
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If Wavelength both contains and largely comprises what might be construed as the most consequential zoom shot in the history of cinema, this is because it radically redefines not only the functions that such a shot might have, but also –- and perhaps more importantly — the field of potential interest that almost any representational shot of any film could have.
February 01, 1975
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