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Our Lady Of The Sphere

Lawrence Jordan

USA, 1969
10 minutes, Colour, opt
Available formats: 16mm / 35mm

The mystical Lady with the orbital head moves through the carnival of life in a Surreal Adventure. A classic. Show it to anyone who likes movies.
‘A beauty…a genuinely mystical exercise.’ – Howard Thompson, New York Times.
‘Our Lady of the Sphere – perhaps Jordan’s most exquisitely perfect creation – is a colour collage of rococo imagery juxtaposed with symbols of the space age. The images metamorphose, transmute, interpenetrate and otherwise change with the fluid effervescence of bubbles rising out of water, punctuated by sudden flashes of light, alarm buzzers and abrupt visual surprises. It is a mystical jewel-like creation, like a Joseph Cornell box come to life.’ – Thomas Albright, San Francisco Chronicle.
‘A sense of mystery and adventure, Jordon is in his own distinct way, a magician.’ – Donald Miller, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.