As the sub-title has it: "Fiction reportage about the architecture of a brain." Which is quite a perfect summary of Ricardo Bofill’s activities cum ambitions during the early period of his Taller d’Arquitectura, a multidisciplinary project that involved not only urbanists and architects but also writers, filmmakers and graphic designers.
The bulk of Schizo, with its tres 60s-70s topos of society as an asylum, consists of situations in which a group of performers act out scenes of collective anxieties and desires (to put it as broadly as possible), sometimes illustrating the many-timbre’d voiceover, sometimes contradicting it. More elements and cinematic textures will find their place; finally, a work about communication and patterns that feels intellectually as well as emotionally all-encompassing will have emerged.

International title
Schizo
Filmmaker
Ricardo Bofill
Country
Spain
Year
1970
Medium
35mm
Length
80’
Language
Spanish
Producer
Ricardo Bofill
Production Company
Taller d'Arquitectura de Ricardo Bofill
Sales
Filmoteca de Catalunya
Cinematography
Juan Amorós, Hans Burmann
Cast
Serena Vergano