The Occupant

Australia, 1984

Film

An experimental look at the migrant experience through the alienation of a Greek photographer. The photographer, Peter Lyssiotis, with memories of his homeland Cyprus, his relationship with his father and fantasies based in the photographer’s everyday life is well known for his work in photography, photomontage and photo books. He recently collaborated with Ettore Siracusa and Michael Karaglanidis on this film which explores some of the themes and practices of his photographic work.

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Credits

production company

Masterthief Enterprises

co-producers/directors

Peter Lyssiotis

Ettore Siracusa

Michael Karris

Duration

00:22:28:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1984

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