An exploration of seven unique state intersections along Nebraska’s border. Shot entirely single frame with a digital camera and an intervalometer, with the sound composed from field recordings taken on location.
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In his Kubrickian conclusion to his expose on America. Rappmund follows a peculiar arc from a frantic start, to a musical refrain, to a cathartic trance like close. Without the usual tricks employed, this film settles into a more personal expression of beauty wiping away the theses he had in the other two. This films succeeds on a grander scale, achieving a painterly status and flushing the hues in saturated colors.
Rappmund's approach in this documentary is more artificial than in his other films although he uses the same techniques. Due to the overlapping of pictures, some visuals look like they had been painted. Its a very atmospheric short film worth watching (and also listening).
My cup of coffee and I both enjoyed meeting the new day with this gorgeous piece. Might watch it again and again. Don't think I would have had the right focus to ease into this at night. Timing is everything in love and cinema.