Wow, what responses.
Rabbit's Moon?--Kenneth Anger
Venus in Fur
On Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 9:08 AM, Elizabeth McMahon <elizmcma...@gmail.com>
> Don't forget Bob Rafelson's "Head"! Or Billy Wilder's "The Lost Weekend,
> or John Korty's "Go Ask Alice." There's also Uli Edel's "Christian F."
> On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, Gene Youngblood <ato...@comcast.net> wrote:
>> Thanks, Pip. It’s for rent on Amazon, so I’ll take a look.
>> And THANKS TO EVERYONE for your responses to my query.
>> On March 22, 2017 at 9:31:16 PM, Pip Chodorov (framewo...@re-voir.com)
>> Concerning acid trips, Gaspar Noé asked my advice
>> when he was developing his film "Enter the Void."
>> We are both huge fans of Kubrick's 2001 as well
>> as of abstract psychedlic films such as by Jordan
>> Belson and the Whitney brothers. He is also a
>> neighbor in Paris.
>> He asked me what films he should watch to get
>> ideas of how to represent a drug trip, and
>> because he already saw all the films I suggested,
>> his research had consisted in taking various
>> quantities of interesting drugs.
>> I think he succeeded in representing the trip
>> visually as abstract patterns filling the screen.
>> The film is shown strictly in 1st person POV of
>> the main character (we even stare into his eyes
>> as he looks in the mirror, while his eyeblinks
>> are represented as periodic black flickers), and
>> the drug trip clouds that vision.
>> Incidentally there is a structural similarity
>> with 2001 in his film, as the character spends
>> the second half of the film in space-limbo, and
>> the journey ends with a psychedelic trip through
>> a uterus to end in an explosion and a fetus...
>> At 10:41 -0600 22/03/17, Gene Youngblood wrote:
>> >Friends, I¹m seeking recommendations of feature
>> >films with scenes that attempt to visualize
>> >inner states of mind such as breakdowns
>> >(Vertigo), nightmares (Spellbound), acid trips
>> >(Easy Rider) or any other kind of hallucination
>> >(Altered States). Ecstatic or horrific doesn¹t
>> >matter. Thanks.
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