Isa Hesse-Rabinovich

Siren Island (1981) 16mm, color, 96 min

Genre: Experimental

SIREN ISLAND is a real find-stream-of-consciousness from Switzerland. Director Isa Hesse-Rabinovitch creates a moviegoer's 'Morpehus Descending,' a dream trip on stepping stones of the drugged self into an Underworld/Underground of floozy female 'chanteuses,' drag acts and the lunatic fringe of showbiz. Mostly set in New York but also slithering for surreal variation through the skull-piled catacombs in Rome, this narrative fantasia is pure association-of-ideas in film form. (...) --Harlan Kennedy, 1982 Venice Film Festival, Film Comment

Rental: $140.00
16mm Rental: $140.00

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