American dream

  • Short Fiction Video Film
  • 6’
art, experimental, video-art
  • 1986
  • Yugoslavia (Slovenia)

The hero first appears in real surroundings (the documentary effect), but in the next moment he finds himself in front of rich fine-art scenery. The chroma-key effect is used to manifest some other world (the illusion of dreams). The scenery, however, does not give the impression of immobility, but appears dynamic because of the changing surfaces. This is enhanced also by the constant motion of th

The hero first appears in real surroundings (the documentary effect), but in the next moment he finds himself in front of rich fine-art scenery. The chroma-key effect is used to manifest some other world (the illusion of dreams). The scenery, however, does not give the impression of immobility, but appears dynamic because of the changing surfaces. This is enhanced also by the constant motion of the hero ceaselessly changing between two roles, the pursuer and the pursued, and thus presenting the Hollywood-movie stereotype of pursuit. The use of a human size puppet Mickey Mouse, one of the most famous media figures made by the factory of dreams, only enhances the colourfulness and dream fulness of the video.

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Writing

screenwriter

Direction

Cinematography

director of photography
director of photography
director of photography
director of photography

Music

music composer

Editing

film editor

Production design

production designer

Costume design

costume designer

production

production
Alternative title
Ameriški sen (slovenian) (unofficial)
Genres
art, experimental, video-art
Production countries
Yugoslavia (Slovenia)
Technical data
Aspect ratio
1,33:1 (4:3)
Duration and length
6 minutes
Colour
Colour
Negative format
video U-matic
Screening formats
video U-matic

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