The God of Day Had Gone Down Upon Him (2004)

The God of Day Had Gone Down Upon Him
Type Short Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 0hr 55mins.
Genres Experimental
Keywords silent
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Stan Brakhage Director n/a 2 2000001
Stan Brakhage Cinematographer n/a 402 6000001
Stan Brakhage Editor n/a 172 7000001
Stan Brakhage's first long photographed work in nine years, during which time he has been concentrating on creating exquisitely painted short films. The third part of his Vancouver Island Trilogy, this lyrical silent film has been described as 'a vision of the ocean as the ocean might see itself.' A title taken from 'David Copperfield', images inspired by Monet, Turner and Mark Rothko's later paintings, a narrative both dramatic and imperceptible. And then the sea, lots of it, plays of light on the water, infinite shades of blue, the traces of a green landscape on the horizon, minimal interference of life - a group of ducks, the shadow of a man, a child, a seal's nose - and of colour - frames which explode into red light, the sudden appearance of a kite, flowers..."