Scissere (1983)

Genres - Avant-garde / Experimental, Drama  |   Run Time - 85 min.  |   Countries - Canada  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Eleanor Mannikka

Opening with shots of landscapes and the sky -- and leading to the exploits of a drug addict, a young mother, and an elderly scientist -- this avant-garde film by Peter Mettler uses all the techniques of stop- and slow-motion cinematography, plus other staples of the genre to produce some arresting scenes. Winner of three awards at the 1982 Canadian Film Festival, Scissere elicited a broad range of responses from reviewers.



addiction, elderly, mother, scientist, slice-of-life