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21 October 2015

Sandra Lahire

With her powerful images and her roller-coaster like cut Sandra Lahire takes her audience to an astonishing experimental journey—a journey of the senses. The colourful images merge with the depth of the spoken word, the noises and the physical being of the suffering body. Well formed, efficient, fit, healthy and thin are the beautiful female bodies … aren’t they?
The pain and struggle of everyday life of the filmmaker as a result of social pressure are the issues that recur over and over again. And the original voice of Sylvia Plath reciting her own poems slides over the celluloid …



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