I love You! (Montazstroj)
1995, 29:30 minutes, B&W, n/a
In the damp and claustrophobic spaces of an underground war shelter two men and one woman try desperately to establish a relationship. Drawing simultaneously from western media images, from MTV to CNN, and immediate, particularly dangerous post -communist reality, Ja te volim (I love You!) offers some unpleasant parallels. Sport is violence, love is death, sex is television, body is pain, contact is confrontations. The provocative fragmentary scenes in which everybody seems to fight everybody turn slowly into dance duets which are interrupted by new conflicts. Instead of words performers exchange saliva as a bodily confirmation of total trust. Body is a medium and a machine of this piece. Produced as black & white, the video offers exceptional visual beauty which counterparts the roughness of the theme. Frequent and unpredictable changes in rhythm underline the intensity of the performance. Ja te volim (I love You!) is based on the elements of the stage piece 'Everybody goes to disco from Moscow to San Francisco' by the author and choreographer Borut Separovic performed by Montazstroj.
Rental and Sales
Single Screening Rental
Educational Purchase DVD (Bluray +$15)
5 Year Educational Streaming License, Digital File with DVD Circulation Copy
Gallery Exhibition and Installation, complete Media Request form for quote
Institutional Archival Acquisition, complete Media Request form for quote
Curators and programmers, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a login and password to preview Vtape titles online.
Screening and exhibition rentals and archival acquisitions include public performance rights; educational purchases or licenses include rights for classroom screenings and library circulation. When placing an order the customer agrees to our general online terms and conditions. Payment (or a purchase order number) and a signed licensing agreement must be received before media can be shipped to the client.