08-2020

The Beach [Film]


»The Beach« is a short film and a poetic reflection on life by a young woman. For more information please scroll down.
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»The Beach« is a poetic reflection on life by a young woman. While roaming the beach, she lets her mind run free. We follow her and so, for a few brief moments, we are able to glimpse into her headspace and see the world through her eyes. The beach itself becomes a character of its own as it stands for the one place of longing we all have, the one place we always return to when we need to take a break to be alone with ourselves. A place where past, present and future mingle.

This short film has been made for the 2020 edition of the renowned Straight 8 competition in London. Doing a Straight 8 film means that you shoot a whole film on one cartridge of super 8 with only in-camera edits and an original score produced blindly. After shooting »BUNNY« in January 2019 this was the second time that I participated in the competition.

Filmed on location in St. Peter-Böhl at the North Sea coast in Germany in August 2019.



»Great essay!«

Retrospective of Jupiter





The film features actress Heidrun Fiedler. Special thanks to Angelina Kamp for assisting me on set.

Shot on KODAK VISION3 50D super 8 film stock
Processing and telecine by Cinelab London, UK



Features:

Retrospective of Jupiter (Switerland, 2020)


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