|release date (VOD, Limited)||January 24 2014|
|starring||Adam Wingard, Simon Barrett, Helen Rogers, Sophia Takal, Caroline White|
Synopsis24 Exposures connects the European art films of the 60′s with the late night Cinemax thrillers of the 90s as it investigates ideas of reality and fiction, art and pornography, life and death. A fetish photographer and a homicide detective are brought together when a young model turns up dead. They develop an unlikely friendship, as both are interested in what the other does for a living. Inspired by Nicolas Roeg and Zalman King, Jean Luc Godard and Roger Corman, Michaelangelo Antonioni and Russ Meyers, the film mixes high art and exploitation and asks you to question if there’s any difference between the two when it comes to the artistic impulse.
I haven’t seen all of Joe Swanberg’s films, but I’ve seen enough to know that he has a strong desire to expand the scope of his craft. As prolific as he is, sometimes churning out 3 or 4 films in a year, you’d think his pace wouldn’t allow him the pause required to evaluate his own work and course correct, but his visual growth as a filmmaker argues otherwise. …Read More