Still Life

United Kingdom, 1980

Film
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This film starts out appearing to be an art documentary about a Scottish painter Lawrence Angus Mc Coney. It uses artwork, animation and photographic effects to give a vivid sense of the artist’s life. ‘Still Life’ is a humorous send up of art criticism but it also sets out to express what it feels like to be an artist. Narrated by Gary Bond.

Credits

production company

Wolff Productions

Duration

00:11:43:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1980

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323506

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Animation (Cinematography)

Animation

Comedy

Comedy → Satire

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Themes, motives

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art and motion pictures

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art criticism

Crafts & Visual Arts → Images, Photographic

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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