Drowning in Your Sleep

Isabelle Riva

1996, 18:00 minutes, colour, English


Using the Bermuda Triangle as a metaphor for memory, this work attempts to reconstitute a man with imagination and intuition rather than with truth and fact. A Narrative is suggested, while depriving the viewer of any concrete compass direction. And with a dramatic soundscape, the normally benign images of home movies from the 1950s are mined to reveal a haunting undertow in the family dynamic, especially between father and son.

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