For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.
MUBI Rental
1,649 Ratings

Outer Space

Directed by Peter Tscherkassky
Austria, 1999
Animation, Avant-Garde, Short
  • None, Silent
  • No subtitles


Outer Space is a shocker of cinematographic dysfunction; a hell-raiser of avant-garde cinema. It conjures up an inferno which pursues the destruction (of cinematic narrative and illusion) with unimaginable beauty.

Our take

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.

Outer Space Directed by Peter Tscherkassky

What are people saying?

Related films