STUTTER THE SEARCHERS

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STUTTER THE SEARCHERS

Les LeVeque
USA, 2001
Shortfilms, 12min, kein Dialog

STUTTER THE SEARCHERS

Les LeVeque
USA, 2001
Shortfilms, 12min, kein Dialog

Cast: 
Realisation
Les LeVeque
Sound: 
Les LeVeque
Editor: 
Les LeVeque
Production: 
Les LeVeque, 91 Franklin St., New York, NY 10013, USA, T 212 219 0451, spect@earthlink.net
World Sales: 
Video Data Bank, 112 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60603, USA, T 312 345 3550, distro@vdb.org
Format: 
Video (Betacam SP)
Color

Stutter the Searchers is an re-edit of John Fords frontier saga The Searchers. Fords violent narrative is restructured through the use of condensation, repetition, and the oscillating de-location of the images place within the frame. This work pursues a spiraling, percussive search where flashing images endanger assumptions about home and wilderness. Stutter the Searchers is part of Les LeVeques Reconstruction Trilogy, which also includes Backwards Birth of a Nation (2000), a frame by frame re-editing of D.W. Griffiths Birth of a Nation into a pulsating 13-minute, black and white retinal assault and Red Green Blue Gone With the Wind (2001), a phosphorescent deconstruction of David O. Selznicks Technicolor classic Gone With The Wind.

Part of the program Filme von Les LeVeque