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Interchange Melanie Shatzky, Brian M. Cassidy

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A tangled freeway network sprawls above an unidentified industrial zone, somewhere between downtown and the suburbs. In the foreground, a little girl, indifferent to her environment, swings halfheartedly in a playground. Far, far away from Montreal’s charming old neighbourhoods, Interchange is a hybrid project combining film, photography, sociology and philosophy, taking an original look at something typically underrepresented in trendy films: the sun reflected on a phone booth, aging signs, the stoic face of a resident sitting on the sidewalk. By juxtaposing apparently banal elements, and observing them closely, Interchange subtly restores the emotional power of time to a present where movement is everything.

Presented in collaboration with VISIONS

Interchange

  • Country : Canada (Quebec)
  • Year : 2018
  • V.O : French
  • Subtitles : English
  • Duration : 61 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
Filmography of Melanie Shatzky :

Interchange, 2018
Animals Under Anaesthesia: Speculations on the Dreamlife of Beasts, 2016
Francine, 2012
The Patron Saints, 2011
God Provides, 2007
The Delaware Project, 2007

Filmography of Brian M. Cassidy :

Interchange, 2018
Animals Under Anaesthesia: Speculations on the Dreamlife of Beasts, 2016
The Delaware Project (2007)
God Provides (2007)
The Patron Saints (2011)
Francine (2012)
Animals Under Anaesthesia (2016)

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