Gallery: Short Films : Cordelia Beresford, <i>I Dream of Augustine</i> |
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Cordelia Beresford : I Dream of Augustine

A woman keeps performing for an imaginary audience, contorting her body while her mind is elsewhere. An experimental dance work that explores the legacy of the “hysterical” patient Augustine from 1870’s France. Watch.

9 min. 20" 16mm, 2004
Writer/Director/DoP/Producer: Cordelia Beresford
Dancer/Choreographer: Narelle Banjamin
Post-Production Producer: Joe Weatherstone. Australian Film Commission Video installation for the Australian Centre for the Moving Image

Best Film/TV work, Australian National Dance Awards, 2004
Overall Jury Prize, Hong Kong "Jumping Frames" festival, 2005
2nd Prize, Napolidanza international competition, Italy, 2005 

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