Philip Brophy

Philip Brophy – Salt, Saliva, Sperm and Sweat (1988)

Salt, Saliva, Sperm and Sweat takes us on a relentless odyssey into the banalities of everyday life. Its a film about the body. Eating, excreting, sex, violence, masturbation and terror. The voyueristic camera lewdly follows Phillip Dean, an extraordinarily ordinary office worker, to the office, to the toilet, to the same French restaurant every night and finally to bed.

The film depicts the body as an all consuming machine which has its basis in… moisture; the consumption of and the ejaculation of, in the forms of salt, saliva, sperm and sweat… Read More »

Philip Brophy – Body Melt (1993)

“The first phase is hallucinogenic… the second phase is glandular… and the third phase is… BODY MELT.”

Synopsis:
from original 1993 press-kit

Injected With an experimental drug, the research chemist Ryan (Robert Simper) leaves a mysterious rural health farm and drives to the outer-city suburb of Hornesville, As Ryan’s body starts to deteriorate and his driving becomes more erratic, a cruising police car starts to chase him. Charging towards a group of houses in Pebbles Court, Homesville, Ryan leaves a cryptic message on his dictaphone: “The first phase is hallucinogenic … The second phase is glandular… The third phase is …” Read More »