the last split second
1998, 07:00 minutes, colour/B&W, English
"'the last split second' is a provocative portrait of physical trauma based on Toronto artist Andy Patton's eloquent accounts of surviving a broken back and the requisite medical treatments. The film is a seamless weave of text, voice-over, computer animation and optical printing. 'the last split second' features stunning imagery, perfectly suited to this tale of sensory perception, with medical scans blending into car wrecks. The effect is at once thought-provoking and visceral, a breathtaking document of a terrible event"
Barbara Goslawski, TAKE ONE Magazine
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