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Titel:     Graf Zokan (Franz West)
Director     Friedl vom Gröller
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Graf Zokan (Franz West)
Year: 1969
Country: Austria
Length: 03:00 min
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Medium: Film
Category: Avantgarde/Arts
Orig lang.: no dialogue
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Synopsis
Graf Zokan (Franz West)
The focus narrows to short cuts relating to the place were the footage was shot, then moves to the portrait´s subject, Franz West, sitting at a wine tavern´s table. From this point on the film deals with the process of shooting film itself and the distribution of positions in front of and behind the camera. What does it mean, filming someone whose position of power is linked to the role behind the camera? The film shows what normally isn´t visible - the "layman´s" uncertainty when being filmed.

(Hemma Schmutz)

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