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Shift

directed by Toshio Matsumoto
Japan 1982
  • 8 min
3.4
50 Ratings

Synopsis

One of Matsumoto’s last shorts, Shift is also among his most impressive works. Through the use of what was at the time state-of-the-art video technology, Matsumoto decomposes a residential building in horizontal stripes, thus tearing down its balance and symmetry.