Poster Girl

2003 | 00:05:06 | Netherlands | None | Color | Stereo | 4:3 | Video

Collection: Single Titles

Tags: Body, European Film/Video, Feminism, Mental Landscape, Performance, Sexuality

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As if trapped inside a nightmare, the main protagonist of Poster Girl is haunted by disturbing visions, thoughts and fantasies, which the viewer is privy to. She is joined at various points in the video by another woman, whose role in the narrative remains unclear – is she meant to function as a guardian or a demon? The video further complicates the matter by representing both women as simultaneously wounded and wounding, inviting and threatening, vulnerable and menacing. What results is a compelling, albeit disconcerting, glimpse into the tumultuous inner life of an adult woman.


International Film Festival Rotterdam

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