The Resource Unrequited love : on stalking & being stalked., (evideo)

Unrequited love : on stalking & being stalked., (evideo)

Label
Unrequited love : on stalking & being stalked.
Title
Unrequited love
Title remainder
on stalking & being stalked.
Contributor
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A story of obsessive passion directed and filmed by Chris Petit. Based on an English academic's memoir on stalking and being stalked, Unrequited Love is a dazzling digital film essay on cinema and absence, on Hitchcock and Antonioni, on cinema and cities. It is a story of waiting, self-delusion, panic, fear of violence, and of modern technologies which define the urban stalker as they do the new terrorist. Their methods duplicate: both are irrational and targeted. Stalking operates in the borders between normal love and pathological fantasy, and wants nothing better than to move in and close the gap. Stalking is radical, stalking is anti-bourgeois, stalking is the black economy of the heart. Stalking is an externalised form of self-destruction, as fanciful as any Hollywood confection, without the possibility of a happy ending. Stalking is the erotic impulse pushed to the point of principle, narrowing the distance between love and death, leaving no room for manoeuvre. Stalkers are the fundamentalists of love. Unrequited love is a love story in long shot. A world lacking any reverse angle because its story is defined by absence. At its heart is the lurking assumption of false intimacy. A black valentine. "My favorite feature-length experimental video by Chris Petit." Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader "Unusual, challenging and thought-provoking; positive and encouraging qualities in these increasingly dumbed-down days." Slarek, DVD Outsider
Cataloging source
UtOrBLW
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Illuminations Media in 2006
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Petit, Christopher
  • Kanopy
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
76
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stalking
  • Stalkers
  • Unrequited love
Technique
live action
Label
Unrequited love : on stalking & being stalked., (evideo)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 76 min., 20 sec.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • computer
  • video
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1046477
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • kan1046477
  • (OCoLC)897766106
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Unrequited love : on stalking & being stalked., (evideo)
Link
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 76 min., 20 sec.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • computer
  • video
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1046477
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • kan1046477
  • (OCoLC)897766106
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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