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Country: United States, Language: English, 15 mins

  • Director: Michael Wallin
  • Writer: Michael Wallin; Confucius

CGiii Comment

A very sombre piece...but, it is utterly intriguing.


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The(ir) Blurb...

Explores Confucius's observation that 'The way out is via the door.' Archival footage of people from the 1930s and 1940s mixes with odd stories told by a narrator's voice: the stories take us into the Mohave Desert, into the locker room of frolicking boys (with a pitch for the salubrious effects of goosing), and into storms with a man who drives with his dog into the center of whatever bad weather is within miles. What is understood? What is decoded?

Cast & Characters

William Graves
Barry Livingston