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Animals Under Anaesthesia: Speculations on the Dreamlife of Beasts Brian M. Cassidy, Melanie Shatzky

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What goes through the mind of our furry friends when the vet puts them under general anesthesia? Starting from this oddly intriguing question, Brian M. Cassidy and Melanie Shatzky (The Patron Saints, Best New Talent from Quebec/Canada, RIDM 2012) explore the real world from a surprising angle: the image distorts, the sound assaults us, colours disappear or become oversaturated, and ordinary things turn monstrous. Food, smiles, sex and death – the things our lives revolve around – become cryptic apparitions that haunt the unconscious of our animal friends. In this playful experimental essay, the imagined inner lives of animals, and their distress, feed back into our own mysteries.

Animals Under Anaesthesia: Speculations on the Dreamlife of Beasts

  • Country : Quebec
  • Year : 2016
  • V.O : - Without dialogue
  • Duration : 14 MIN
  • Cinematography : Brian M. Cassidy, Melanie Shatzky
  • Editing : Brian M. Cassidy, Melanie Shatzky
  • Production : Brian M. Cassidy, Melanie Shatzky
  • Sound Design : Brian M. Cassidy, Melanie Shatzky
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