Stan Brakhage

Dante Quartet, The (1987) 16mm, color, 6.25 min

Genre: Experimental

This hand-painted film work 6 years in-the-making (37 in the studying of the Divine Comedy ) demonstrates the earthly conditions of Hell, Purgatory, (to Transition), and Heaven (or existence is song, which is the closest I'd presume upon heaven from my experience) as well as the mainspring of/from Hell (HELL SPIT FLEXION) in four parts which are inspired by the closed-eye or hypnogogic vision created by those emotional states, Originally painted on IMAX and Cinemascope 70mm. and 35mm., these paint-laden rolls have been carefully rephotographed and translated to 35mm. and 16mm. compilations by Dan Yankosky of Western Cine.

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16mm Rental: $35.00

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