MIRROR, the

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Subjects:

  • Emotions, attitudes and behaviour

Genres:

  • Amateur

People/organisations:

  • COCOZZA, Enrico

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: MIRROR, the

Reference number: 1157

Date: 1951

Director: filmed by Enrico Cocozza

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: fiction

Running time: 5.54 mins

Description: A short abstract film with a theme of narcissism.

Note there are two versions of this film preserved at the National Library of Scotland Moving Image Archive.

The black and white sound version is the one transferred for viewing purposes. There is also a black and white and colour version preserved.

Highly commended at the 1951 SAAC Scottish Association of Amateur Cinematographers Festival.

Credits: cast Betty Heron
cast James Craig

A Coinnoisseur Film

Shotlist: [shotlisted from commag sound version at record 2]

(0.00) [commag sound starts] (0.14) [picture starts] credits and title (0.57) A short abstract film. The story centres around a mirror, a fox fur, some Buddahs and the narcissistic ways of a man and a woman! (5.42) Fin (5.48) [COL] This film was highly commended at the 1951 SAAC Festival (5.54) [sound continues after picture finishes]