Playing at the Thursday April 20, 2017 FEMALE FEEDBACK Film Festival in Toronto.
UNBIND, 5min, Australia, Dance/Experimental
Directed by Mathilde Neau
Jim is a man of great stature, imposing man, muscular, wild. His presence fills the room. The sound of his body, his breath fills the space. We feel his anxiety and discomfort. A challenge to confront.
The essence of this film, is build on the idea of achieving through accompaniment and sharing. The exchange of ideas and the mix of two conceptions are more exalting and constructive than on your own. Life worth being lived with others. It is about finding an answer to a problem by asking for help, or accepting the other to help you.
The want for Unbind was to erase all kind of distracting elements that usual way of communication implies. Here, the body language is a strong expression, through the presence of Jim and through dance. Finding another language for human expression, as powerful medium as the speech. The sounds has a particular attention to express the different steps Jim goes through and the obstacles he has to confront.
The handicap of Jim, his blindness implies facing important questioning in life. It is focusing on different ways of receipting the world and its surroundings. Ratings
Film Type:Short, Student
Runtime:4 minutes 45 seconds
Completion Date:August 30, 2016
Production Budget:1,000 USD
Country of Origin:Australia
Country of Filming:Australia
Aspect Ratio:4/3 + 16:9
Film Color:Black & White and Color
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