Perfect 1-3

The found footage construction of the Perfect trilogy shows, in a flickering, pumping screen- light, the collision between sexuality and violence in three places. The 60 minute original, and only, version existed up till 1991 and was badly damaged from many showings. It has now been restored 1996. (Dietmar Brehm) to Perfekt-2 The film´s title refers to an architectural disaster, the collapse of the Tacoma Narrow Bridge in the US state of Washington, which happened on November 7, 1940. The lurching bridge and its eventual collapse were filmed by a camera crew. Brehm then condensed a Super-8 fragment of this footage by means of altering it and confronting it with other materials to create a parable of “sex and violence” and life and death. (Gottfried Schlemmer)

Orig. Title
Perfekt 1-3
Year
1984 - 1996
Country
Austria
Duration
41 min
Director
Dietmar Brehm
Category
Avantgarde/Arts
Orig. Language
no dialogue
Downloads
Perfekt 1-3 (Image)
Credits
Director
Dietmar Brehm
Concept
Dietmar Brehm
Cinematography
Dietmar Brehm
Editing
Dietmar Brehm
Sound
Dietmar Brehm
Production
Dietmar Brehm
Available Formats
16 mm (Original Format)
Aspect Ratio
1:1,37
Sound Format
mono
Frame Rate
24 fps
Color Format
b/w
16 mm (Distribution Copy)
Aspect Ratio
1:1,37
Sound Format
mono
Frame Rate
24 fps
Color Format
b/w
Festivals (Selection)
1996
Viennale - Vienna Int. Film Festival
1997
Graz - Diagonale, Festival des österreichischen Films
Rotterdam - Int. Filmfestival
Split - Festival of New Film and Video