Synopsis by Sandra Brennan
Avant-garde director Stephen Dwosken made this down-beat documentary in order to explore the nature and psychology of pain and the roles it plays in our daily lives. Much of the film devotes itself to showing people suffering from various forms of pain, some of which is self-inflicted. Interviews with sufferers are interspersed between these scenes. Pain Is... was screened at the 1998 Montreal Festival of New Cinema & New Media.
interview, pain, self-mutilation, suffering