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Outer Space

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Directed by Peter Tscherkassky
Austria, 1999
Animation, Avant-Garde, Short
      Silent
      No subtitles

Synopsis

A woman, terrorised by an invisible force, enters a house at night. The rasping of crickets and a distorted music give way to explosions, screams and garbled voices. In an eruption of panicked subjectivity, her face multiplies across the screen while flashes of solarised imagery invade the frame…

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A key film from the Austrian avant-garde, Outer Space re-appropriates footage from Sidney J. Furie’s The Entity into a maelstrom of images—a destruction of narrative norms, and an outright violation of traditional cinematic space.

Synopsis

A woman, terrorised by an invisible force, enters a house at night. The rasping of crickets and a distorted music give way to explosions, screams and garbled voices. In an eruption of panicked subjectivity, her face multiplies across the screen while flashes of solarised imagery invade the frame…

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Outer SpaceDirected byPeter Tscherkassky
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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
2002
San Francisco International Film Festival
2000 | Winner: New Visions - Film

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