The Magician's House

  • 6'
  • USA
  • 2007
Sometimes the supernatural lingers plainly in the most ordinary places, secret only in as much as its trace goes unnoticed. This film, full of ghosts, is both a letter to an alchemist film maker and a quiet tribute to the vanishing art of celluloid. One of the ghosts is that of Athanasius Kircher, the inventor of the first Magic Lantern (or Sorcerer’s Lamp), whose image passes fleetingly in the film.
The music, La lutte des mages (The Struggle of the Magicians) was composed by Armenian mystics Georges Gurdjieff and Thomas De Hartmann.
Director
Deborah Stratman
Premiere
World premiere
Country of production
USA
Production Year
2007
Festival Edition
IFFR 2007
Length
6'
Medium
16mm
Language
English
Producer
Deborah Stratman
Production Company
Pythagoras Film
Sales
Pythagoras Film
Cinematography
Deborah Stratman
Editor
Deborah Stratman
Sound Design
Deborah Stratman