Scorpion’s Stone (2018)

by Maximilian Le Cain


346 Mins

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Maximilian Le Cain

Maximilian Le Cain has made more than ninety short, medium and feature length experimental films and videos over the past…

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Scorpion’s Stone (2018, 346 mins)

Scorpion’s Stone – a film that was never there… Four years in the making, this is Maximilian Le Cain’s most ambitious and challenging work to date. A mysterious underworld is evoked through the aura of obscure abandoned tapes and fictionalized video diaries to reveal the traces of a full-blown B-movie serial. Sounds and images that might mean everything or nothing hover between life and death, as do the characters that drift through them. Over its six-hour running time, Scorpion’s Stone makes use of multiple rhythms and visual textures to repeatedly evoke and dissolve narrative traces. The result is a unique meditation on the haunting malleability of forgotten sounds and images.

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