PORPHYRIA

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Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Emotions, attitudes and behaviour

Genres:

  • Amateur

People/organisations:

  • COCOZZA, Enrico

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: PORPHYRIA

Reference number: 1155

Date: 1959 - 1960

Director: filmed by Jimmy Craig

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: fiction

Running time: 8.00 mins

Description: Based on a Robert Browning poem, the film tells the story of a photographer who falls in love with his model, and then strangles her and hangs himself.

Credits: cast Liz Brown and Jack Weir
From a poem of Robert Browning
camera Craig, Bulloch, MacGuinness, MacMaster
continuity Tom Smith
[from an original concept by Enrico Cocozza]

Shotlist: Credits (.57); A photographer has fallen for his model, but doubts about their love drive him to commit murder, then suicide (7.38)