The Liberation of the Mannique Mechanique

Genre: 

Release Date: May 19, 1967

Status: Released

Running time: 15m

4
/ 10
4 User Ratings

Where To Watch & Streaming Online

Check on Amazon

Plot.

Although best known for his photography, Steven Arnold also wrote, designed, and directed several groundbreaking visionary films, The Liberation of Mannique Mechanique being the first. Stuart Comer of the Tate Modern (London) said of Mannique: “a macabre, decadent work presenting mannequins and models that travel through strange universes toward possible self-discovery.” Brooklyn-based artist and writer Kate Wadkins in a recent online article observed: “Arnold’s films are dream-like visions of androgynous beings. Their narratives are modern-day fairy tales and reveries about gender — all through the lens of an acid trip.”

This Movie Is About.

You May Also Like.

Look at the other titles that might be interesting for you
Samadhi

Samadhi

6
1967
Samadhi is both mystical and mysterious, an incredible fusion of movement, sound and colour. Belson notes the influence of his study and practice of Yoga and Tibetan Buddhism on the creation of Samadh...
Serene Velocity

Serene Velocity

1970
Serene Velocity stares down the center of an empty institutional hallway while shifting the focal length of a stationary zoom lens, transforming the basement corridor into a nexus of visual and concep...
Tarantula

Tarantula

1962
Documentary on a religious practice in the Puglia region of Italy whereby women assert that they have been bitten by a tarantula and dance until they are exorcised of the poison.
Submit to Me Now

Submit to Me Now

1987
Sadomasochistic images of self-mutilation.
Water Sark

Water Sark

1965
"I decided to make a film at my kitchen table, there is nothing like knowing my table. The high art of the housewife. You take prisms, glass, lights and myself to it. 'The Housewife is High.' Water Sa...
Visions in Meditation #4: D.H. Lawrence

Visions in Meditation #4: D.H. Lawrence

4.67
1990
A short film by Stan Brakhage.
The Navajo Silversmith

The Navajo Silversmith

1966
Part of the "Through Navajo Eyes" series of seven short documentaries, along with Intrepid Shadows (1966), A Navajo Weaver (1966), Old Antelope Lake (1966), Second Weaver (1966), The Shallow Well Proj...
Mosaic in Trust

Mosaic in Trust

1955
In his first film work, Kubelka evokes episodes of flirtation, courtship, and break-ups, played out against a series of non-corresponding audio excerpts.
The Domain of the Moment

The Domain of the Moment

4.14
1977
An experimental film by Stan Brakhage. Frenetic editing and hand-painted film accompany scenes of dogs and raccoons, snakes and mice.
A Navajo Weaver

A Navajo Weaver

1966
Part of the "Through Navajo Eyes" series of seven short documentaries, along with Intrepid Shadows (1966), The Navajo Silversmith (1966), Old Antelope Lake (1966), Second Weaver (1966), The Shallow We...
Intrepid Shadows

Intrepid Shadows

1966
Al Clah was not a Navajo from Pine Springs. He said: they making films about things out there, the trading post, things you can see; I'm making films about inside: I like to see scenes that people nev...
City of Gold

City of Gold

1957
This classic short film from Pierre Berton depicts the Klondike gold rush at its peak, when would-be prospectors struggled through harsh conditions to reach the fabled gold fields over 3000 km north o...
Fragment of Seeking

Fragment of Seeking

1947
A young man desperately seeks out the fleeting image of a female companion, and though he never quite catches her, he discovers much more through the surreal explorations of his own sexuality.
Wholly Communion

Wholly Communion

1965
A short film documenting what was referred to as "The International Poetry Incarnation". It was billed as Great Britain's first full-scale "happening", with the world's leading Beat poets together und...
Hamfat Asar

Hamfat Asar

1965
"The strangeness of this film is laced with carefully moulded apocalypses as the filmmaker explores a vision of life beyond death – the Elysian fields of Homer, Dante’s Purgatorio, de Chirico’s stitch...
Cybele: A Pastoral Ritual in Five Scenes

Cybele: A Pastoral Ritual in Five Scenes

1969
A documentary of an avant-garde theatre performance, presents an orgiastic rite of sex, degradation, and bloody sacrifice, performed by Zero-Jigen.
Last updated: 
Product
contacts@moviefit.me
Terms and Conditions
Affiliate Disclosure
Privacy Policy
Social Media
Twitter
Pinterest
Download
iOS Application
Android Application