About Town

Marnie Parrell

2006, 05:00 minutes, colour/B&W, English


After watching several porn videos it became apparent that at least four of them had been shot in the same mansion during different years (as indicated by a change of furnishings). Eerily the actors move through the space unwittingly shadowing the actors who had walked through before them. This emphasized the physical space making it more obvious than typical of this genre. It began to look as if the on screen action was just an excuse to show off this massive home. Careful editing and use of special effects transformed these four videos into a home tour featured on a local real estate spot on a cable show called "About Town".

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