David Larcher

  • David Larcher – Mare’s Tail (1968)

    1961-1970David LarcherExperimentalUnited Kingdom

    Described as one of the first acid-causalities in history, David Larcher’s Mare’s Tail is an epic 160-minute journey into the iconoclast’s mind, where connections between images defy logic but construct a languages of their own. Larcher once described the film as, “a photographer’s home movie put through a washing machine,” which I suppose only adds more confusion to the already complex presentation of abstract images. The film is a ride into Larcher’s subconscious, or more accurately, Larcher’s attempt at re-presenting the cacophony of imagery and sounds from his brain into some sort of coherence; we quickly figure that narrative is the least of the director’s interests. Read More »

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