Self Decapitation (2017)

by Maximilian Le Cain, Rouzbeh Rashidi


65 Minutes

Cast & Crew

Maximilian Le Cain, Ehsan Safarpour & Pooria Nick Dell

Director profile

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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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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Self Decapitation is a Janus-headed self-portrait by Rouzbeh Rashidi and Maximilian Le Cain in which death and desire each take possession of this film in two parts. The ambiguities of inhabiting a human body are conjured by way of film technology in its faults, faulty memories and false promises. There is no escape from its haunting – except perhaps to haunt it in turn…

By Maximilian Le Cain & Rouzbeh Rashidi
(65 Mins, 2017, Ireland)

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