An expression of internal anguish. The confrontation of a man and his torment. Juxtaposed against his external composure are images of a woman and lights in distortion, with tension heightened by the sounds of power saws and a heartbeat.
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Had to watch this one twice. Great framing & composition.The heartbeat/industrial noises (a saw I think) makes the viewer have a visceral reaction to what is being shown.The serious demeanor of Mac Emshwiller juxtaposed with the soundtrack and the woman, almost spirit/demon-like in her irksome dance gives chills. Great distortion of lights at the end.Nightmarish, haunting stuff.True to its title, "seeing our death".