Festival of Austrian Film
March 21–26, 2023, Graz

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The Exquisite Corpus
Innovative Cinema Short, AT 2015, Schwarzweiß, 19 min., ohne Dialog
Diagonale 2016

Director: Peter Tscherkassky
Script: Konzept und Realisation: Peter Tscherkassky
Music: Dirk Schaefer
Producers: Peter Tscherkassky
Production: PT


Referencing the surrealist Cadavre Exquis cut-up methods, Peter Tscherkassky synthesizes images of naked bodies, faces, landscapes, and textures in an erotic and likewise uncomfortable dream corpus: an ecstatic, surreal-sensual exhibition of bodies and physicality from analogue cinema, an intoxicating orgy in and of the image.