The Houses That Are Left

Shelly Silver

1991, 51:00 minutes, Colour/B&W, English


The Houses That Are Left is a story of mortality, murder, market research, revenge, and the supernatural, as two friends come together to try and figure out how to live, while being besieged by malignant messages from the dead. Combining the use of black and white film, color video, and dramatic, comedic and documentary methods of shooting, The Houses That Are Left takes an approach to narrative in which the task of sorting out truth from fiction and documentary from situation comedy, leads to an expanded form in which the dead can speak to the living and people on the street can talk to fictional characters.

C'est une histoire sur la mort, le meutre, la recherche du marché, la revanche et le surnaturel, lorsque deux amis se demandent comment survivre aux messages qu'ils reçoivent de l'au-delà.
The Houses That Are Left par son approche de la trame narrative, où l'on tente de distinguer la vérité de la fiction, et le documentaire de l'anecdote, amène à une forme éclatée dans laquelle les morts parlent aux vivants et monsieur Tout le monde aux personnages de la fiction.

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