Scripted by and starring Jane Arden, Separation concerns the inner life of a woman during a period of breakdown – marital, and possibly mental. Her past and (possible?) future are revealed through a fragmented but brilliantly achieved and often humorous narrative, in which dreams and desires are as real as the ‘swinging’ London of the film’s setting, complete with Procol Harum music and Mark Boyle projections.Read More »
1961-1970DramaExperimentalJack BondUnited Kingdom
Pet Shop Boys Chris Lowe and Neil Tennant embark upon a journey across England – but which England? Is it the half-remembered England of their childhoods, or the brutal reality of Mrs Thatcher’s late-eighties England? Along the way they come across many familiar (and sinister) faces. The movie also features some of the Pet Shop Boys’ most popular records.Read More »
1971-1980CultExperimentalJack BondJane ArdenUnited Kingdom
A complex and fascinating experimental exploration of time and identity. Anti-Clock is a film of authentic, startling originality.
Brilliantly mixing cinema and video techniques, Arden and Bond have created a movie that captures the anxiety and sense of danger that has infiltrated the consciousness of so many people in western society.
Filled with high tension and high intelligence, Anti-Clock is mysterious, disturbing, fascinating and exciting’. (Jack Kroll, Newsweek)Read More »
Filmmaker Jack Bond and Salvador Dali got together at Christmas 1965 to make Dali in New York, a highly entertaining film. Dali devoted two weeks of his life to creating extraordinary scenes for the film, performing “manifestations” with a plaster cast, a thousand ants and one million dollars in cash. When he confronts the feminist writer, Jane Arden, sparks fly. “You are my slave!”. “I am not your slave”. “Everybody is my slave”.Read More »