PORTRAIT # 2: TROJAN

V'06

PORTRAIT # 2: TROJAN

Vanessa Renwick
USA, 2006
Shortfilms, 5min, kein Dialog

PORTRAIT # 2: TROJAN

Vanessa Renwick
USA, 2006
Shortfilms, 5min, kein Dialog

Cast: 
Konzept und Realisation
Vanessa Renwick
Camera: 
Eric Alan Edwards
Composer: 
Sam Coomes
Production: 
Oregon Department of Kick Ass 3727 NE 11th Avenue Portland, OR 97212, USA, T 503 288 4341 odoka@hotmail.com
World Sales: 
Oregon Department of Kick Ass 3727 NE 11th Avenue Portland, OR 97212, USA, T 503 288 4341 odoka@hotmail.com
Format: 
Video (Digi Beta)
Color

The astonishing five-minute color film was shot in 35mm by Eric Alan Edwards and transferred to video. No narrative, just a picturesque haunting reminder of our lives under the totem of a nuclear state. Long defunct, the monumental tower was imploded earlier this year and Vanessa Renwick decided to capture the haunting silhouette that has simply stood there menacingly for years. She calmly documents its demise, which is very much an anti-climax. The short film adores its subject, the towering cement structure. Over a varying course of time, with lapse and stills we view a building painted in pastel light, stark at night, at dawn and dusk.