Winter Trees (1993)

Film details

  • Featuring

    Sharon Quigley Gina McKee

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1993

  • Genres

    Animation Artists' Moving Image

  • Type

    Television

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Synopsis

`Sylvia Plath's poem `Winter Trees' is translated line by line into a personalised visual language. Computer aided collage juxtaposes live action with animation to create a surreal and beautiful landscape where femininity and fertility are explored. The central anthropomorphism of the poem is illustrated in dense animation. A sense of unease is evoked - the spirit of rebirth is contrasted with the pervasive air of uncertainty as the tree succeeds where women sometimes fail: in the unceasing regeneration of nature.' S.D.

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