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Film Identifier: F.2005-01-0112
Run Time
0h 8m 53s
Format
16mm
Color
B&W
Sound
Optical
Date Produced
1966
Abstract
A young boy must choose between the Benedictine Community and the industrialized modern world. Images of both race through his mind set to the score of Igor Stravinsky’s “Symphony of Psalms.” Most shots are quick cuts, the film has some heavy scratches and soft focus.
Log
00:17 - CU hummingbird, LS helicopter, VS cars on highway, HA people walking in city, VS construction workers, electricians, oil refinery workers, stylized quick shots of people 02:17 - Benedictine Monk blessing communion, quick shots of workers making pottery, sewing, city construction, people and traffic moving 03:38 - Monk blessing wine, slow motion Nuns dancing in a field, group of children run towards camera waving wheat [?], Monks running towards camera 06:24 - CU baby being born, head crowning, negative shot doctor holding baby 07:19-08:50 - bright light, MLS dark profile monks walking on horizon with sun behind them, end credits
Main Credit
Frangakis, Nicholas (is contributor)
Frangakis, Nicholas (is filmmaker)
Actors, Performers and Participants
Frangakis, Anthony (is participant)
O’Loughlin, Ben (is participant)
Daviau, Allen (is participant)
Faber, Steven (is participant)
Form
Short
Related Place
Los Angeles (production location of)