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Video Installation | 2019 | Germany

Project data

Length of movie9:35 min
Distribution formatRedcode RAW 4K
Sound formatDolby SRD / Dolby digital (5.1, 6 channels)

Trailers/Videos

Brief synopsis

“Point Blank” refers to a film scene from "The Misfits" (1961) that is now re-enacted and further contextualized. In the original scene, the recently divorced, female main character (Marilyn Monroe) rears up against three worn-out cowboys and, in the middle of the desert, confronts the men with all their lacks and lost dreams. In “Point Blank”, we see a young, adolescent woman wandering from a motel room into surreal Californian desert landscapes. Finally, she furiously screams and makes her voice heard, her words shoot like bullets through the hilly, quiet desert. Her fury aims at a place that depicts the obsessions of a distorted, patriarchal society and has become a dramatic backdrop of yearnings within the history of cinema and our collective memory.

Crew

ActivityNameComment
Director of photographyBen Brix
DirectorJulia Charlotte Richter
EditorJulia Charlotte Richter
Production sound mixerTobias Böhm
Sound designerChristian Wittmoser

Production companies

CompanyComment
Julia Charlotte Richter Produktion [de]