Antouanetta Angelidi – Topos (1985)

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“A parable on space and time. A game of transformations. The course taken after a death, a second death. A woman gives birth and dies. At the moment of her death – a borderline moment, like the onset of sleep—her face scatters and takes on the aspects of those who are attending her death. A catabasis begins; images of deep memory come to the surface; and the body is fragmented by the clashes between those that inhabit it. It becomes a disturbed field. Her voice –the sole voice—is analysed into many voices and many roles. Mourning ends when the cycle of the catabasis ends and the body is free of the forms that lived inside it. The universe remains empty.” —Thessaloniki International Film Festival Continue reading