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The Hyrcynium Wood (2007)

Directed by Ben Rivers
3 minutes, UK


"The film began as a document of abandoned farms in South East England, but went off on a tangent, exploring the collision between the real and the imagined, and the hope of creating an hermetic world within that. The work also attempts to merge a marginalized, uncommercial approach to filmmaking with the spectacular, and consequent mass appeal, of CinemaScope! This continues the use of cinematic reference in my work as a way of involving the audience, who come with their own set of references, and expectations to be confounded. I found the title in an out of date Thesaurus looking up the word 'mystery'

Awards (n=0):


  1. New York Film Festival (2007)