Forbidden Symmetries (2014)

by Rouzbeh Rashidi, Maximilian Le Cain


97 Minutes

Cast & Crew

Idea & Directors: Dean Kavanagh, Maximilian Le Cain & Rouzbeh Rashidi

DoP & Sound: Dean Kavanagh, Maximilian Le Cain & Rouzbeh Rashidi

Soundscape By Dean Kavanagh, Maximilian Le Cain & Rouzbeh Rashidi

Featuring: Dean Kavanagh, Maximilian Le Cain, Rouzbeh Rashidi, Jann Clavadetscher, Esperanza Collado and Eadaoin O’Donaghue (Voice).

Further information

97 Minutes DSLR Stereo Colour/B&W Ireland 2014

Director profile

Rouzbeh Rashidi

Rouzbeh Rashidi (born in Tehran, 1980) is an Iranian-Irish filmmaker. He has been making films since 2000, at which…

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Maximilian Le Cain

“One of the loudest and most exciting new voices in experimental cinema of our time ” – Nikola Gocić, Film Panic…

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Three witnesses to the invasion. Three accounts. Are they observing the same thing? Were there any warning signs? And, after all they’ve seen and heard, are they even competent to offer a reliable report? The purpose of this film is to demonstrate that an effort to construct functions known not to exist may on occasion produce interesting frauds.

Supported by The Guethouse.

Shot on Canon EOS 5D Mark III & Canon EOS 60D with Prime & Compact Lenses.

Post Production on Final Cut Pro.

Produced By Experimental Film Society, Close Watch & Easter Film Group 2013.

Festival and Public Screenings:

2014 – The Austrian Film Museum (Austria)
2014 – Filmbase (Ireland)
2014 – The Guesthouse (Ireland)
2014 – The Picture Show (New York)
2014 – West Germany (Germany)

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