Salt, saliva, sperm and sweat (AFC)

Australia, 1987

Film
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A relentless journey into the banalities of everyday life - a film about the body - eating, excreting, sex, violence, masturbation and terror. The voyeuristic camera lewdly follows Phillip Dean, an extraordinarily ordinary office worker, to the office, to the toilet, to the same French restaurant every night and finally to bed. The film depicts the “body” as an all consuming machine which has its basis in the consumption and ejaculation of moisture in the forms of salt, saliva, sweat and sperm. Starring Phillip Dean, Jean Kitson, Lyndal Barry, Robert Chuter, Daniel Scharf, Cheyanne Armitage, Nicholas Kanigan and Martina Murray. Best Australian Film - 1988 Melbourne Film Festival.

Credits

production company

1 for Dumb Films

producer

Philip Brophy

director
Duration

01:00:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1987

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

304356

Language

English

Audience classification

R (18+)

Subject categories

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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