Persistencies of Sadness & Still Days (Take 2) (2012)

by Rouzbeh Rashidi, Maximilian Le Cain


240 Minutes

Cast & Crew

Idea & Directors: Maximilian Le Cain & Rouzbeh Rashidi

DoP & Sound: Maximilian Le Cain & Rouzbeh Rashidi

Soundscape By Maximilian Le Cain & Rouzbeh Rashidi

Featuring: John McCarthy, James Devereaux, Rouzbeh Rashidi, Sara-Jane Power and Maximilian Le Cain.

Further information

240 Minutes DSLR & HDV Stereo Colour/B&W Ireland 2012

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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“Persistencies of Sadness & Still Days”, is a four hour feature film by Maximilian Le Cain and Rouzbeh Rashidi. Structured in two sections or ‘takes’ of two hours each, this dream-like, experimental project offers two complementary explorations of cinematic form that skirt around possible narratives, ducking through a series of fluctuating audio-visual categories and intensities.

Supported by The Guesthouse Cork.

Shot on Canon EOS 5D Mark II with Prime Lenses & HDV Camcorders.

Post Production on Final Cut Pro.

Produced By Experimental Film Society and Close Watch 2012.

Festival & Public Screening:
2012 – The Guest House (Ireland)

Film stills: