Penelope Buitenhuis

1986, 15:00 minutes, colour, English


A B&W colour tinted film transferred and edited on video. Shot in Vancouver, New York and Berlin. Framed is a film about frames - walking out of frames into new locations. A spoof on dramatic cliches, the narrator takes a ferry ride to Manhattan and recalls eight vignettes on love and violence.

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Critical Writing

The Simulated Society: Four Installations at the AFI Video Festival
by Bill Horrigan. The Independent, Apr. 1990.
Dark Vision: Vancouver filmmaker finds herself taken more...
by Jeff Buttle. Vancouver Sun, Sept. 2, 1989.
Die Kanada-Connection
Tip, July 1988.
The Canada Connection: Cinema Eiszeit Presents the Unusual Films...
by A H. TIP Berlin Magazin, Mar. 1988, v. 7, no. 88.
Through Her Eyes: Cinema Eiszeit Presents the Unusual Films of...
by Leila Marshy. Cinema Canada, Sept. 1987, no. 144.
Brandstifter und Feuerwehrmann
by Torsten Alisch. Die Tageszeitung, June 4, 1987.