The Bather

Shorts in Competition: Documentary

World Premiere

USA | 4 MINUTES

THE BATHER

Documentary, Music
A woman is observed showering behind a translucent curtain. Gradually the view is obscured by a superimposed flipbook: a sequence of drawings of a dancing woman. As a harpsichord prelude interrupts the environment of natural sounds, the dancer is freed from the pages and cavorts in a multiplicity of erotic gestures as if propelled by the throbbing contrapuntal tempo. Moving through the overlapping images a string of words suggests sources, motives, and memories.

Note: This film will screen as part of the Shorts: Human Landscapes program.


CAST & CREDITS

Directed by George Griffin

George Griffin grew up in Tennessee, studied at Dartmouth, and has lived in New York City since 1967. His work includes cartoons, narratives, docs, and musicals, including Head, Viewmaster, Ko-Ko, and A Little Routine. He has taught animation courses at Harvard, Pratt, and Parsons, and he line produced the Emmy-winning L'Histoire du Soldat for PBS.
Director
George Griffin
Music
J.S. Bach

CONTACTS

Print Source
George Griffin
349 West Fourth Street New York, NY 10014
Phone: 212 989 2982
gg@geogrif.com