Soft Space

V'18

The Soft Space

Sofia Bohdanowicz, Melanie Scheiner
Kanada, 2018
Shorts, 4min, OF

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The Soft Space

Sofia Bohdanowicz, Melanie Scheiner
Kanada, 2018
Shorts, 4min, OF

Cast: 
Melanie Scheiner
Screenplay: 
Sofia Bohdanowicz
Melanie Scheiner
Sound: 
Sofia Bohdanowicz
Camera: 
Sofia Bohdanowicz
Editor: 
Sofia Bohdanowicz

Production: 
Lisa Pictures, Mono No Aware
World Sales: 
Sofia Bohdanowicz
Format: 
DCP
Black/White

Cinema’s deepest vocation is the discovery of what Baudelaire called the hidden, secret “correspondences” between very different things – their surprising affinities, echoes, homologies. In this film, Sofia Bohdanowicz and performer Melanie Scheiner pass ceaselessly between the forms and shapes of a train station, and the fragmented glimpses of a “geography of a body”. There is no simple, readable metaphor here; only corners, orifices, muscles, joints, movements, panels, flesh, lights, eyes; proliferating in comparative montage and in our visual memory. THE SOFT SPACE exudes an authentically artisanal physicality and concreteness. (Adrian Martin)

In the presence of Sofia Bohdanowicz and Melanie Scheiner.