Mermaid

Colette Bothof Short film - 1999 - 10 min.

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Dance film that tries to visualize the sensation of dance.

Dance film in which the maker gave herself the task of visualising the sensation of dance. Using a combination of choreography, camera work, the choice of shots and editing, we see how a female body washes up on the beach. At first she moves like a fish, but soon starts moving crabwise, walking and dancing. In a seductive game, she drags an observing man in ecstasy with her, until the tide comes in.

Credits

Production Company
Co-producer(s)
Director of Photography
Production Design
Fleur Alhoné
Editing
Mixing
Sound on Set
Music
Cast
TV Company
Production Country
Netherlands