Sunshine City (1973)

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Credited cast:
Jim Anderson Jim Anderson
Cynthia Dyer-Bennet Cynthia Dyer-Bennet
David Elfick David Elfick
Pier Farri Pier Farri
Michael Glasheen Michael Glasheen ... Self (as Mick Glasheen)
Germaine Greer Germaine Greer ... Self
Colette St John Colette St John
Riita Latinen Riita Latinen
David Litvinoff David Litvinoff
Aggy Read Aggy Read ... Self
Martin Sharp Martin Sharp
Brett Whiteley Brett Whiteley ... Self
Peter Wight ... (as Peter Wright)
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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

1973 (Australia) See more »

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The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia Journal Vol 3 No 1 (2008)describes this film as an "interview-filled 'diary film'. Ultimately more involving than Marinetti", it uses a highly structured system of inter-cutting white frames with exposed footage: one white frame per frame of footage; then three white frames per three frames of footage; then six and six; twelve and twelve; back to six and six; three and three; one and one. The technique reflects the film's theme as a "flickering of consciousness", but it also illuminates a notion about which Thoms would write, two years later, in FilmNews. In 'A Shot is a Sentence - Three Frames are a Word', Thoms addresses structuralist cinema and the writings of Christian Metz. He writes, "the persistence of vision phenomena, in which the film medium is based, precludes the perception of single frames in the conventional film viewing process of the cinema"...Thoms may have been thinking in terms of "units of film" when he used the multiples-of-three editing technique in Sunshine City. He also stages each of its interviews in a highly structured and unconventional manner, shooting single continuous takes and ending when the film in the camera has run out. The interviewees include fellow filmmakers Mick Glasheen and Aggy Read, as well as Brett Whiteley and Germaine Greer." See more »

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